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Hesse, Hermann 1877-1962

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Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse( Book )

1,042 editions published between 1899 and 2017 in 42 languages and held by 10,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blends elements of psychoanalysis and Asian religions to probe an Indian aristocrat's efforts to renounce sensual and material pleasures and discover ultimate spiritual truths
Steppenwolf by Hermann Hesse( Book )

1,226 editions published between 1927 and 2017 in 30 languages and held by 9,925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With its blend of Eastern mysticism and Western culture, Hesse's best-known and most autobiographical work is one of literature's most poetic evocations of the soul's journey to liberation."--Publisher's website
Demian, the story of Emil Sinclair's youth by Hermann Hesse( Book )

782 editions published between 1919 and 2017 in 27 languages and held by 5,993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This first major novel by Nobel Prize-winning author Hermann Hesse incorporates a theme he returned to again and again in most of his works: the fundamental duality of existence. The youthful protagonist, Emil Sinclair, however, his older friend, Max Demian, manages to both clarify and complicate Sinclair's confusion about life's conflicting values. Recounted in engaging prose, rich in sympathy and imagination, this brilliant exploration of the polarities of human nature has retained its remarkable power as a poignant statement of the terrors and torments of adolescence
Narcissus and Goldmund by Hermann Hesse( Book )

795 editions published between 1929 and 2017 in 23 languages and held by 5,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1930, Narcissus and Goldmuna is the story of two diametrically opposite men: one, an ascetic monk firm in his religious commitment, and the other, a romantic youth hungry for worldly experience. Hesse was a great writer in precisely the modern sense: complex, subtle, allusive: alive to the importance of play. Narcissus and Goldmuna is his very best. What makes this short book so limitlessly vast is the body-and-soul-shaking debate that runs through it, which it has the honesty and courage not to resolve: between the flesh and spirit, art and scientific or religious speculation, action and contemplation
Beneath the wheel by Hermann Hesse( Book )

581 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 15 languages and held by 3,883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Constitutes an attack on educational systems that foster intellect, purposefulness, and ambition to the detriment of emotion, instinct, and soul
Peter Camenzind by Hermann Hesse( Book )

588 editions published between 1904 and 2015 in 26 languages and held by 3,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a young writer leaves his Swiss mountain village to experience the world, his illusions are crushed by the suffering he witnesses, until a friendship with an invalid restores his hope
Gertrude by Hermann Hesse( Book )

358 editions published between 1910 and 2015 in 28 languages and held by 2,559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: With Gertrude, Herman Hesse continues his lifelong exploration of the irreconcilable elements of human existence. In this fictional memoir, the renowned composer Kuhn recounts his tangled relationships with two artists-his friend Heinrich Muoth, a brooding, self-destructive opera singer, and the gentle, self-assured Gertrude Imthor. Kuhn is drawn to Gertrude upon their first meeting, but Gertrude falls in love with Heinrich, to whom she is introduced when Kuhn auditions them for the leads in his new opera. Hopelessly ill-matched, Gertrude and Heinrich have a disastrous marriage that leaves them both ruined. Yet this tragic affair also becomes the inspiration for Kuhn's opera, the most important success of his artistic life
Rosshalde by Hermann Hesse( Book )

296 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 17 languages and held by 2,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a famous artist whose creativity is stifled by an empty marriage to which he is bound until freed by the death of his adored son
Knulp: three tales from the life of Knulp by Hermann Hesse( Book )

354 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 23 languages and held by 2,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1915, Knulp was Hesse's most popular book in the years before Demian. This is the first edition in English. Knulp is an amiable vagabond who wanders from town to town, staying with friends who feed and shelter him. Consistently refusing to tie himself down to any trade, place, or person, he even deserts the companion who might be considered Hermann Hesse himself the summer they go tramping together. Knulp's exile is blissful, gentle, self-absorbed. But hidden beneath the light surface of these "Tales from the Life of Knulp" is the conscience of an artist who suspects that his liberation is worthless, even immoral. As he lies dying in a snowstorm, Knulp has an interview with God in which he reproaches himself for his wasted life. But it is revealed to Knulp that the whole purpose of his life has been to bring "a little homseickness for freedom" into the lives of ordinary men
The journey to the East by Hermann Hesse( Book )

287 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 2,431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of a pilgrimage which apparently fails"--Cover
Klingsor's last summer by Hermann Hesse( Book )

261 editions published between 1920 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 2,226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the first English-language edition of Klingsor's Last Summer, which was originally published in 1920, a year after Demian and two years before Siddhartha. The book has three parts: a story called A Child's Heart, followed by Klein and Wagner and Klingsor's Last Summer, Hesse's two longest and finest novellas. These novellas, along with Siddhartha (the three works were republished in 1931 under the title The Inward Way), are the first fruits of the period that began in the spring of 1919, when Hesse settled in the Ticino mountain village of Montagnola to start a new life without his wife and children. A Child's Heart, written in January 1919, in Basel, concerns the transmutation of a boy's innocence into knowledge of good and evil, and the painful guilt that accompanies this process. Both Klein and Wagner (written in May-June 1919, immediately after the arrival in Montagnola) and Klingsor's Last Summer (written shortly after) are set in a southern landscape that reflects Hesse's life that summer; both novellas have heroes who are more or less Hesse's age at the time; and in both the hero's death is preceded by a grand vision of unity in which the polarities of life are resoluved. Hesse exposes himself mercilessly in Klein and Wagner, a story of escape, wrenching loose, letting go. But the expressionist painter Klingsor is a more direct self-portrait of the Hesse of 1919
Siddhartha : an Indian tale by Hermann Hesse( Recording )

87 editions published between 1951 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man, blessed with loving parents and a safe home in a world where want and neglect abound, leaves this haven in search of himself. He joins the Samanas, a band of wandering ascetics without possessions or earthly ties. His quest unfulfilled, he descends into a life of unbounded luxury and indulgence. Where is truth? Where will his soul find true ease? In denial? In decadence? Or in some truth far greater than himself, so simple, so close to him, yet so obvious that only clear eyes may see it?
Strange news from another star : and other tales by Hermann Hesse( Book )

28 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight stories about the distillation of wisdom, concerning dream worlds, magical thinking, the subconscious and the soul
If the war goes on; reflections on war and politics by Hermann Hesse( Book )

30 editions published between 1971 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays from Hermann Hesse concerning World War II, his personal anguish and his antagonism to racism, nationalism and war
Siddhartha : an Indian tale by Hermann Hesse( Book )

72 editions published between 1922 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the novel, "Siddhartha, a young man, leaves his family for a contemplative life, then, restless, discards it for one of the flesh. He conceives a son, but bored and sickened by lust and greed, moves on again. Near despair, Siddhartha comes to a river where he hears a unique sound. This sound signals the true beginning of his life -- the beginning of suffering, rejection, peace, and, finally, wisdom
The Hesse-Mann letters : the correspondence of Hermann Hesse and Thomas Mann, 1910-1955 by Hermann Hesse( Book )

21 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wandering; notes and sketches by Hermann Hesse( Book )

29 editions published between 1972 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 1,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fairy tales of Hermann Hesse by Hermann Hesse( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-two fairy tales for adults by a German writer (1877-1962). In A Man by the Name of Ziegler, the protagonist can talk to animals and finds them just as wicked as humans, Augustus is on a man who loses a fortune but gains happiness, and A Dream of the Gods contrasts the hopes and the reality of World War I. By the author of Steppenwolf
Siddhartha : an Indian poem by Hermann Hesse( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Siddhartha chronicles the spiritual evolution of a man living in India at the time of the Buddha
Portrait of Hesse; an illustrated biography by Bernhard Zeller( Book )

18 editions published between 1960 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An illustrated biography drawing on Hesse's own work and on the recollections of his family and friendsBernhard Zeller depicts Herman Hesse's ancestry and childhood, spent in the small German town where Hesse was born in 1877, and traces his adolescence and early manhood. He describes his relationship with his first wife, his emigration to Switzerland in protest against German militarism, his Jungian psychoanalysis, the visit to India which inspired his narrative masterpieces Siddhartha and Journey to the East, and the breakup of his marriage. Hesse's growing Iiterary reputation coincided with his brief second marriage, and with his peaceful later years in Montagnola spent in the company of his third wife, Ninon, whom he married in 1931. His stature was not fully recognized outside German-speaking countries until after his death in 1962. Zeller also recalls Hesse's circle of friends, including his famous contemporaries such as Thomas Mann and Andre Gide. This valuable documentary portrait is illustrated with photographs from Hermann Hesse's private collection. In addition, it includes a bibliography and chronology
 
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Arminius Hesse

Chese, Cherman

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Hermann Hesse Aleman ken Suiso a nobelista, mannaniw ken pintor

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Hermann Hesse deutschsprachiger Schriftsteller

Hermann Hesse Duits schrijver

Hermann Hesse en tyskfödd schweizisk författare av poesi och romaner

Hermann Hesse literato alemán

Hermann Hesse německý spisovatel, nositel Nobelovy ceny za literaturu a také malíř

Hermann Hesse novelist and winner of Nobel Prize in Literature

Hermann Hesse prozaik, poeta i eseista niemiecki, noblista

Hermann Hesse romancier et essayiste allemand-suisse

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Έσσε, Έρμαν 1877-1962

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هرمان هسه

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