"... 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 Oxford 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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Genre/Form: Biographie 1877-1903
Named Person: Hermann Hesse; Hermann Hesse; Hermann Hesse
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard C Helt
ISBN: 1571810757 9781571810755 1571810498 9781571810496
OCLC Number: 214916483
Notes: Verz. der Gedichte (1900 - 1902), Bibliogr. und Literaturverz. S. 199 - 253
Description: XII, 257 S. Ill. 23 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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