Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962Alternative names
Hermann Hesse was a German writer, popular but often politically out of step in his native country. His social criticism, and especially his focus on the individual and inner spirituality, contributed to extraordinary popularity in America in the 1960s.
From the description of Hermann Hesse letter to D. Kilham Roberts, 1950 January 9. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 49344033
From the description of Zwölfe Gedichte von Herman Hesse : [n.p.] : autograph manuscript signed and illustrated, Spring, 1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270484883
Hesse was born in Calw in the Black Forest region of Germany. He became a Swiss citizen in 1923. Hesse's best known fiction includes "Knulp" (1915), "Demian" (1919), "Siddhartha" (1922), "Steppenwolf" (1927), "Narcissus and Goldmund" (1930), and "Magister Ludi (1943). Hesse was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1946.
From the description of The Hermann Hesse Collection. 1920-1977. (Wichita State University). WorldCat record id: 22772666
Clippings file originally begun by Horst Kliemann and forming part of the Horst Kliemann collection of materials on Hermann Hesse acquired by the University in 1959. Additional clippings were added by the University.
From the description of Clipping files on Hermann Hesse, 1907-1971. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 86132604
Epithet: German-Swiss author
British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001296.0x000001
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