skip to content
Siddhartha Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Siddhartha

Author: Hermann Hesse
Publisher: [New York], [New Directions], [1951]
Series: New classics series, 34
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Written in a prose of almost biblical simplicity and beauty, it is the story of a soul's long quest in search of the ultimate answer to the enigmaof man's role on this earth. As a youth, the young Indian Siddhartha meets the Buddha but cannot be content with a disciple's role: he must work out his own destiny and solve his own doubt - a tortuous road that carries him through the sensuality of a love affair with the  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962.
Siddhartha.
[New York, New Directions, 1951]
(OCoLC)760318671
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hermann Hesse
OCLC Number: 187338525
Description: 122 pages 19 cm.
Series Title: New classics series, 34
Other Titles: Siddhartha.
Responsibility: translated by Hilda Rosner.

Abstract:

Written in a prose of almost biblical simplicity and beauty, it is the story of a soul's long quest in search of the ultimate answer to the enigmaof man's role on this earth. As a youth, the young Indian Siddhartha meets the Buddha but cannot be content with a disciple's role: he must work out his own destiny and solve his own doubt - a tortuous road that carries him through the sensuality of a love affair with the beautiful courtesan Kamala, the temptation of success and riches, the heartache of a strugglewith his own son, to final renunciation and self-knowledge.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(1)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/187338525> # Siddhartha
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "187338525" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/840028> ; # Buddhism
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/833.912/> ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/41841418> ; # Hermann Hesse
   schema:datePublished "1951" ;
   schema:description "Written in a prose of almost biblical simplicity and beauty, it is the story of a soul's long quest in search of the ultimate answer to the enigmaof man's role on this earth. As a youth, the young Indian Siddhartha meets the Buddha but cannot be content with a disciple's role: he must work out his own destiny and solve his own doubt - a tortuous road that carries him through the sensuality of a love affair with the beautiful courtesan Kamala, the temptation of success and riches, the heartache of a strugglewith his own son, to final renunciation and self-knowledge."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/470518> ; # Siddhartha.
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/470518#Series/new_classics_series> ; # New classics series,
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/760318671> ;
   schema:name "Siddhartha"@en ;
   schema:productID "187338525" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/187338525#PublicationEvent/new_york_new_directions_1951> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/470518#Agent/new_directions> ; # [New Directions]
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/187338525> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/470518#Agent/new_directions> # [New Directions]
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "[New Directions]" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/840028> # Buddhism
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Buddhism"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/41841418> # Hermann Hesse
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1877" ;
   schema:deathDate "1962" ;
   schema:familyName "Hesse" ;
   schema:givenName "Hermann" ;
   schema:name "Hermann Hesse" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/470518> # Siddhartha.
   schema:name "Siddhartha." ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/760318671>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Siddhartha." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/187338525> ; # Siddhartha
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.