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Hermann Hesse

Discover Yourself! - On the Allure of Individuation

With illustrations | Edited by Volker Michels
(German title: Entdecke dich selbst!)
ca. 95 pages
Clothbound
2016
Hermann Hesse
Foto: Hermann Hesse
© Gret Widmann

Hermann Hesse, born in Calw/Württemberg in 1877, died in Montagnola near Lugano, Italy, in August 1962. After an apprenticeship to become a bookseller, he began to work as a freelance author in 1904. In 1946, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, and 1955 the Friedenspreis des Deutschen Buchhandels (Peace Prize of the German Book Trade). He is one of the most famous German authors of the 20th century.

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Self-determination instead of conformation, obstinacy instead of submission – this is the common thread that weaves through all of Hermann Hesse’s works. To him, every person’s disposition is unique and distinctive. Discovering it, developing, and asserting it against the resistance of one’s environment is what encourages each of his works. Only those who motivate and like to practice what makes them unique is protected from identity crises.

This volume gathers the most helpful writings on this topic and proves Hesse’s experience: »I have always put my faith in the individual because only the individual is educable and amendable, and in my experience it was and is always the small elite of benevolent and brave people, willing to make sacrifices, that preserves the good in the world.«

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Magie der Farben/The Magic of Colours (2019)

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»Ich bin ein Mensch des Werdens und der Wandlungen«/»I’m a person of becoming and of change« (2016)

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»Eine Bresche ins Dunkel der Zeit!«/»A breach into the darkness of time!« (2015)

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Bäume/Trees (2014)

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»Aus dem Traurigen etwas Schönes machen«/»To make something beautiful out of the sad« (2013)

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»Ich gehorche nicht und werde nicht gehorchen!«/»I am not and will not be obedient!« (2012)

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Schmetterlinge/Butterflies (2011)

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Das Glasperlenspiel/The Glass Bead Game (1943)

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Narziß und Goldmund/Narcissus and Goldmund (1930)

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Knulp/Knulp (1915)

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Roßhalde/Rosshalde (1914)

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Peter Camenzind/Peter Camenzind (1904)

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