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ISBN-10: 0486414132

ISBN-13: 9780486414133

Edition: 2000 (Unabridged)

Authors: Herman Hesse, Stanley Appelbaum

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A brilliant psychological portrait of a troubled young man’s quest for self-awareness, this coming-of-age novel achieved instant critical and popular acclaim upon its 1919 publication. A landmark in the history of 20th-century literature, it reflects the author’s preoccupation with the duality of human nature and the pursuit of spiritual fullfillment. Excellent new English translation. Introduction.
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Book details

List price: $6.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/18/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.198
Language: English

Hermann Hesse (July 2, 1877 -- August 9, 1962) was a German poet, novelist, essayist and painter. His best-known works included Steppenwolf, Siddhartha, and The Glass Bead Game, each of which explores an individual's search for authenticity, self-knowledge and spirituality. In 1946, he received the Nobel Prize in Literature. Hess publicly announced his views on the savagery of World War I, and was considered a traitor. He moved to Switzerland where he eventually became a naturalized citizen. He warned of the advent of World War II, predicting that cultureless efficiency would destroy the modern world. His theme was usually the conflict between the elements of a person's dual nature and the…    

"Um meine Geschichte zu erzahlen" / "To tell my story"
Zwei Welten / Two Worlds
Kain / Cain
Der Schacher / The Thief on the Cross
Beatrice / Beatrice
Der Vogel kampft sich aus dem Ei / The Bird Fights Its Way Out of the Egg
Jakobs Kampf / Jacob's Fight with the Angel
Frau Eva / Lady Eve
Anfang vom Ende / The Beginning of the End