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Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse
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Hermann Hesse (1877-1962) was a German poet and novelist. He received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1962. He was the author of works including Siddhartha, Steppenwolf, and Demian.

Hermann Hesse

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Hermann Hesse

Crisis

Hermann Hesse
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

This collection of poems, written during the same period as Steppenwolf, was first published in 1928 in a limited edition of 1,000 copies. Hesse's uneasiness about the degree of self-exposure...

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Demian

Hermann Hesse
Henry Holt and Co.
Henry Holt and Co.

A brilliant journey of the psyche written by one of Germany's most influential writers and thinkers, Herman Hesse

First published in 1919 under the pseudonyn Emil Sinclair, Demian...

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Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Hermann Hesse: A Pictorial Biography offers a wealth of unknown photographic and textual material which was first discovered among Hesse's literary effects after his death. Over 200 photographs...

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If the War Goes On

Hermann Hesse
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

One of the most astonishing aspects of Hesse's career is the clear-sightedness and consistency of his political views, his passionate espousal of pacifism and internationalism from the start of World...

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Klingsor's Last Summer

Hermann Hesse
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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...

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Knulp

Hermann Hesse
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

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...

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Soul of the Age

Hermann Hesse; Translated by Mark Marman
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Throughout his life, Herman Hesse was a devoted letter writer. He corresponded, not just with friends and family, but also with his readers. From his letters home from the seminary at age fourteen,...

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Stories of Five Decades

Hermann Hesse
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

This selection of twenty-three stories (twenty available in English for the first time) offers a spectrum of Hesse's writing from 1899 to 1948 that could be matched only by an edition of his poetry,...

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Poems

FSG Classics

Hermann Hesse; Selected, translated, and with an introduction by James Wright
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Few American readers seem to be aware that Hermann Hesse, author of the epic novels Steppenwolf and Siddhartha, among many others, also wrote poetry, the best of which the poet James...

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Gertrude

Hermann Hesse; Translated by Hilda Rosner
Picador
Picador

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...

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Pictor's Metamorphoses

Hermann Hesse; Introduction by Theodore Ziolkowski; Translated by Rika Lesser
Picador
Picador

In the spring of 1922, several months after completing Siddhartha, Hermann Hesse wrote a fairy tale that was also a love story, inspired by the woman who was to become his second wife. That...

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Peter Camenzind

Hermann Hesse; Translated by Michael Roloff
Picador
Picador

Peter Camenzind, a young man from a Swiss mountain village, leaves his home and eagerly takes to the road in search of new experience. Traveling through Italy and France, Camenzind is increasingly...

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Beneath the Wheel

Hermann Hesse; Translated by Michael Roloff
Picador
Picador

In Hermann Hesse's Beneath the Wheel, Hans Giebernath lives among the dull and respectable townsfolk of a sleepy Black Forest village. When he is discovered to be an exceptionally gifted...

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Rosshalde

Hermann Hesse; Translated by Ralph Manheim
Picador
Picador

Hermann Hesse's Rosshalde is the classic story of a man torn between obligations to his family and his longing for a spiritual fulfillment that can only be found outside the confines of conventional...

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The Journey to the East

Hermann Hesse; Translated by Hilda Rosner
Picador
Picador

"A great writer . . . complex, subtle, allusive." - New York Times Book Review

In simple, mesmerizing prose, Hermann Hesse's Journey to the East tells of a journey both...

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Narcissus and Goldmund

Hermann Hesse; Translated by Ursule Molinaro
Picador
Picador

Hermann Hesse's Narcissus and Goldmund is the story of a passionate yet uneasy friendship between two men of opposite character. Narcissus, an ascetic instructor at a cloister school, has...

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The Glass Bead Game

Hermann Hesse; Translated by Richard and Clara Winston; Foreword by Theodore Ziolkowski
Picador
Picador

The final novel of Hermann Hesse, for which he won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1946, The Glass Bead Game is a fascinating tale of the complexity of modern life as well as a classic...

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Steppenwolf

Hermann Hesse; Translated by Basil Creighton; Revised by Joseph Mileck and Horst Frenz
Picador
Picador

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

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Strange News from Another Star

Hermann Hesse
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

In 1919, the same year Demian was published, seven of these stories appeared as a book entitled Märchen--literally, Fairy Tales. For this first edition in English, we...

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