Joseph and His Brothers by Thomas Mann

Joseph and His Brothers (Joseph und seine Brüder) is a four-part novel by Thomas Mann, written over the course of 16 years. Mann retells the familiar stories of Genesis, from Jacob to Joseph (chapters 27–50), setting it in the historical context of the Amarna Period. Mann considered it his greatest work. The tetralogy consists of: The Stories of Jacob (Die Geschichten Jaakobs; written December 1926 to October 1930, Genesis 27–36) Young Joseph (Der junge Joseph; written January 1931 to June 1932, Genesis 37) Joseph in Egypt (Joseph in Ägypten; written July 1932 to 23 August 1936, Genesis 38–39) Joseph the Provider (Joseph, der Ernährer; written 10 August 1940 to 4 January 1943, Genesis 40–50)

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Thomas Mann's Joseph and His Brothers: Writing, Performance, and the Politics of Loyalty (Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture) Hardcover 6712037 $111.32 $44.99 1999
Joseph and His Brothers: Genesis 37-47 for Children (Arch Books) Paperback 1570978 $18.00 $5.95 1993
Joseph and His Brothers Hardcover 9836933 $41.09 $7.50 1983
People of the Bible: Joseph and His Brothers (People of the Bible) Paperback 6567415 $3.29 1983
Joseph and His Brothers (People of the Bible) Library Binding 1058633 $15.00 $0.10 1982
A Life of Favor: A Family Therapist Examines the Story of Joseph and His Brothers Paperback 230769 $3.99 $3.99 2017
The World's Greatest Stories Vol. 5 Joseph and His Brothers - NIV Audio CD 2858195 $3.99 $45.72 1998
Joseph Forgives His Brothers: Genesis 37, 39-45 for Children Paperback 3158786 $3.59 1995
Joseph in Egypt (Volume Two (2)) Hardcover 9642883 $57.10
The Beginner's Bible Joseph and His Brothers (I Can Read! / The Beginner's Bible) Kindle Edition 799882 2009
Joseph and His Brothers: Bible Stories Puzzle Book (Bible Stories (Intelecty)) Board book 3493558 $87.70 $223.81 2009
The World's Greatest Stories Vol. 5 Joseph and His Brothers - KJV Audio CD 2304043 $5.00 $4.75 1998
Joseph Forgives His Brothers - Arch Books Paperback 2104157 $19.98 $1.05 2003
Joseph Forgives His Brothers / Jose Perdona a sus hermanos (Bilingual Arch Book / libros arco Bilingües) (English and Spanish Edition) Paperback 1621302 $3.49 $11.16 2014
Joseph in Egypt Hardcover 1234552 $74.06 $3.99 1938
Joseph and His Brothers Audible Audiobook 124436 $2.99 2016
The Beginner's Bible Joseph and His Brothers (I Can Read! / The Beginner's Bible) Paperback 35509 $2.98 $0.10 2009