" ... 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

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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