Hermann Hesse

German writer

1877   -   1962

country of citizenship: German Empire, Switzerland
educated at: Johannes-Kepler-Gymnasium
occupation: novelist, poet, literary, painter, philosopher
award received: Nobel Prize in Literature, Pour le Mérite for Sciences and Arts, Bauernfeld prize, Peace Prize of the German Book Trade, Gottfried-Keller-Preis, Goethe Prize
influenced by: Pietism, Buddhism as a religion, psychoanalysis

Hermann Karl Hesse (German: [ˈhɛɐ̯man ˈhɛsə]; 2 July 1877 – 9 August 1962) was a German-born poet, novelist, and painter. His best-known works include Demian, 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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works

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Kinderseele

literary work by Hermann Hesse

author: Hermann Hesse

1919

Steppenwolf

novel by Hermann Hesse

author: Hermann Hesse

1927

Siddhartha

novel by Hermann Hesse

author: Hermann Hesse

1922

Knulp

novella by Hermann Hesse

author: Hermann Hesse

1915

The Glass Bead Game

novel by Hermann Hesse

author: Hermann Hesse

1943

Demian

book

author: Hermann Hesse

1919

Klein und Wagner

literary work

author: Hermann Hesse

1919

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