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A translation from the German of a novel which chronicles the growth to maturity of a character who falls under the influence of Max Demian, a strangely self-possessed figure.
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In Demian, one of the great writers of the twentieth century tells the dramatic story of young, docile Emil Sinclair's descent--led by precocious shoolmate Max Demian--into a secret and dangerous world of petty crime and revolt against convention and eventual awakening to selfhood.
"The electrifying influence exercised on a whole generation just after the First World War by Demian...is unforgettable. With uncanny accuracy this poetic work struck the nerve of the times and called forth grateful rapture from a whole youthful generation who believed that an interpreter of their innermost life had risen from their own midst."About the Author:
-- From the Introduction by Thomas Mann
Hermann Hesse (1877-1962) was born in Germany and later became a citizen of Switzerland. As a Western man profoundly affected by the mysticism of Eastern thought, he wrote many novels, stories, and essays that bear a vital spiritual force that has captured many generations of readers. In 1946 he won the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Jeff Woodman originated the title role in Tennessee Williams' The Notebook of Trigorin and won the S.F. Critics' Circle Award for his performance in An Ideal Husband. In addition to numerous theater credits on and off Broadway, his television work includes Sex and the City, Law & Order, and Cosby. A six time Audie Award finalist (and a 2007 winner), he has received seventeen Earphones Awards and was named one of the Fifty Greatest Voices of the Century by AudioFile magazine.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1969. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110586027769
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1969. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0586027769
Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 1969. Paperback. Condition: New. New edition. Seller Inventory # DADAX0586027769