" ... A poet or nothing at all" : the Tübingen and Basel years of Hermann Hesse (Book, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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" ... A poet or nothing at all" : the Tübingen and Basel years of Hermann Hesse

Author: Richard C Helt
Publisher: Providence (R.I.) : Berghahn Books, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The most original, new work on Hesse in many years and the definitive study of the young Herman Hesse, offering much previously unknown material such as his "neo-Romantic" poetry of which two dozen  Read more...

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Named Person: Hermann Hesse; Hermann Hesse
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard C Helt
ISBN: 1571810498 9781571810496
OCLC Number: 469314528
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 250-253. Index.
Description: XII-257 p. : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations Preface Introduction PART I: CALW AND TUEBINGEN (1877-1899) Chapter 1. Chronology Chapter 2. Parents, Son and School Chapter 3. The Tubingen Years: Not Quite "Breaking Away" Bookseller and Privatstudent A Poet Emerges Chapter 4. Social Life and First Successes "Lulu," the Summer of 1899, and Leaving Tubingen PART II: BASEL (1899-1903) Chapter 5. Chronology Chapter 6. Adjusting to Basel and New Freedom A Basel Cenacle Chapter 7. Elizabeth Taking a Critical Look at Basel: Das Rathaus Chapter 8. New Contacts, New Poetry - The Notturni, the Gedichte The Waldpfarrer and his friends Chapter 9. The Last Cenacler, Ludwig Finckh The Notturni and the Gedichte Appendices Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Richard C. Helt.
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