Demian (Romantraduko al Esperanto)

Mondial
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The famous coming-of-age novel by Nobel-price winner Herman Hesse.--En la jaro 1919, la germana-svisa verkisto kaj posta nobelpremiito Hermann Hesse (18771962) publikigis sian parte au'tobiografian romanon Demian sub la pseu'donimo Emil Sinclair (Sinkler). i estas romano pri la ofte komplika vojo de junuloj al sintrovo au' memrekono, antau' chio de tiuj junuloj kiuj, kiel Hesse mem, kiel adoleskuloj sentis sin pli soluloj ol partoj de grupoj de samaghuloj.
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Hermann Hesse (July 2, 1877 -- August 9, 1962) was a German poet, novelist, essayist and painter. His best-known works included Steppenwolf, Siddhartha, and The Glass Bead Game, each of which explores an individual's search for authenticity, self-knowledge and spirituality. In 1946, he received the Nobel Prize in Literature. Hess publicly announced his views on the savagery of World War I, and was considered a traitor. He moved to Switzerland where he eventually became a naturalized citizen. He warned of the advent of World War II, predicting that cultureless efficiency would destroy the modern world. His theme was usually the conflict between the elements of a person's dual nature and the problem of spiritual loneliness. His first novel, Peter Camenzind, was published in 1904. His masterpiece, Death and the Lover (1930), contrasts a scholarly abbot and his beloved pupil, who leaves the monastery for the adventurous world. Steppenwolf (1927), a European bestseller, was published when defeated Germany had begun to plan for another war. It is the story of Haller, who recognizes in himself the blend of the human and wolfish traits of the completely sterile scholarly project. During the 1960s Hesse became a favorite writer of the counter culture, especially in the United States, though his critical reputation has never equaled his popularity. Hermann Hesse died in 1962.

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Publisher
Mondial
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Published on
Dec 31, 2007
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Pages
141
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ISBN
9781595690661
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Language
Esperanto
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Genres
Fiction / Classics
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H is for Hesse. A young Brahmin named Siddhartha searches for ultimate reality after meeting with the Buddha. His quest takes him from a life of decadence to asceticism, from the illusory joys of sensual love with a beautiful courtesan, and of wealth and fame, to the painful struggles with his son and the ultimate wisdom of renunciation. Integrating Eastern and Western spiritual traditions with psychoanalysis and philosophy, written with a deep and moving empathy for humanity, Herman Hesse’s strangely simple Siddhartha is perhaps the most important and compelling moral allegory the troubled twentieth century ever produced.
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