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Questions about the German-born novelist and poet Hermann Hesse (1877 – 1962) and his works. Hesse is best known for novels such as Demian (1919), Siddhartha (1922), Der Steppenwolf (1927) and Das Glasperlenspiel (1943; The Glass Bead Game). He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1946.

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When was Hermann Hesse arrested for ‘seducing a young girl’?

I've been reading ‘Autobiographical Writings’ by Hesse. In the section ‘Life story briefly told’, there’s the following quote: At the age of more than seventy, just after two universities had singled ...
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Die Schreibmaschine (The Typewriter) by Hermann Hesse

Martyn Lyons, QWERTYUIOP: How the Typewriter Influenced Writing Practices, pp. 230-1: Compared to handwriting, the typewriter imposed a new discipline. It dis­ tanced the author from the text in a ...
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In which year was Frühling by Hermann Hesse published?

I have been searching the entire internet (or mostly) and can't find when Frühling by Hermann Hesse was first published. I was able to find that in 1948, Richard Strauss wrote the album Four Last ...
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