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Steppenwolf.

Author: Hermann Hesse
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Penguin 2002. ;
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This Faust-like and magical story of the humanization of a middle-aged misanthrope was described in The New York Times as a 'savage indictment of bourgeois society'. But, as the author notes in this edition, Steppenwolf is a book that has been consistently misinterpreted. This self-portrait of a man who felt himself to be half-human and half-wolf can also be seen as a plea for rigorous self-examination and an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hermann Hesse
ISBN: 014118289X 9780141182896
OCLC Number: 586097361
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Description: 256 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.

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"This Faust-like and magical story of the humanization of a middle-aged misanthrope was described in The New York Times as a 'savage indictment of bourgeois society'. But, as the author notes in this edition, Steppenwolf is a book that has been consistently misinterpreted. This self-portrait of a man who felt himself to be half-human and half-wolf can also be seen as a plea for rigorous self-examination and an indictment of intellectual hypocrisy."--Book cover.

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