De steppewolf

Novel by Hermann Hesse


De steppewolf is een roman geschreven door Hermann Hesse, waarin hij autobiografische en verzonnen details samenvoegt. Het boek weerspiegelt in hoofdzaak de diepe geestelijke crisis waarin Hesse verkeerde in de jaren twintig van de twintigste eeuw. De roman is gepubliceerd in 1927 als Der Steppenwolf en in 1964 in het Nederlands uitgebracht.

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0 Responses posted in July


A fairly lopsided feeling book, but I feel that's mainly because I don't have the cultural context for half of the book. While most of the book is about the turmoil oil of man and his conflict with finding identity and the purpose of finding it at all, the other half deals with references to Goethe and Mozart and other famous Germans, none of which I ever had to learn about or even knew much of. Maybe i'll think higher of this book once I understand the references, but as for the moment i'll have to stick to appreciating it based only on the parts that didn't feel like a completely different language.

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