Who is Hermann Hesse?

  • (noun): Swiss writer (born in Germany) whose novels and poems express his interests in Eastern spiritual values (1877-1962).
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Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse ( ; July 2, 1877 – August 9, 1962) was a German-Swiss poet, novelist, and painter. His best-known works include 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.

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One Hour After Midnight
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Hermann Hesse - Bibliography
... (1900) Hermann Lauscher (1904) Peter Camenzind (1906) Unterm Rad (Beneath the Wheel also published as The Prodigy) (1908) Freunde ...
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... Camillo 1959 Joseph Schaffer 1958 Max Cohen 1957 Robert Bornholz 1956 Hermann Hesse 1955 Charles Kalme 1954 Joseph Schaffer 1953 Robert Sobel 1952 Donald McClelland 1951 William Ruth 1950 Thomas Gutekunst 1949 ... Gardner 1939 William Steckel, Hermann Hesse ...

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    The bourgeois treasures nothing more highly than the self.... And so at the cost of intensity he achieves his own preservation and security. His harvest is a quiet mind which he prefers to being possessed by God, as he prefers comfort to pleasure, convenience to liberty, and a pleasant temperature to that deathly inner consuming fire.
    Hermann Hesse (1877–1962)

    In each individual the spirit is made flesh, in each one the whole of creation suffers, in each one a Savior is crucified.
    —Hermann Hesse (1877–1962)