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  Hermann Hesse
Hermann Hesse was born into a family of Pietist missionaries and religious publishers in the Black Forest town of Calw, in the German state of Wüttenberg.
Hesse's mother, Marie Gundert, was born in Talatscheri, India, as the daughter of the Pietist missionary and Indologist, Hermann Gundert.
Hesse's short marriage to Ruth Wenger, the daughter of the Swiss writer Lisa Wenger, was unhappy.
www.kirjasto.sci.fi /hhesse.htm   (1821 words)

  Hermann Hesse
Hermann Hesse was born into a family of Pietist missionaries and religious publishers in the Black Forest town of Calw, in the German state of Wüttenberg.
Hesse's mother, Marie Gundert, was born in Talatscheri, India, as the daughter of the Pietist missionary and Indologist, Hermann Gundert.
Hesse's short marriage to Ruth Wenger, the daughter of the Swiss writer Lisa Wenger, was unhappy.
kirjasto.sci.fi /hhesse.htm   (1821 words)

  Hesse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hesse (German: Hessen) is one of Germany's sixteen federal states (Bundesländer) and has an area of 21,110 km² and just over six million inhabitants.
In the early Middle Ages, Hesse was a part of Thuringia, but in the War of the Thuringian Succession (1247-64) Hesse gained its independence and became an Landgraviate within the Holy Roman Empire.
The death penalty is still mentioned under the constitution of Hesse, as the Hessian constitution was passed in 1946, when the death penalty still was part of the German penal code (and carried out as well).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hesse   (899 words)

 Hermann Hesse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hermann Hesse was born on July 2, 1877 in the Black Forest town of Calw in Württemberg, Germany to a Christian Missionary family.
Hesse's father, Johannes Hesse, was born in 1847 in Estonia as the son of a doctor.
In 1924, Hesse married the singer Ruth Wenger, the daughter of the Swiss writer Lisa Wenger and aunt of Meret Oppenheim.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hermann_Hesse   (2089 words)

 First World War.com - Prose & Poetry - Hermann Hesse
Hermann Hesse was born into a family of Pietist missionaries and religious publishers in the Black Forest town of Calw, in the German state of Württemberg.
Hesse, who shared with Aldous Huxley belief in the need for spiritual self-realization, was called a traitor by his countrymen.
Hesse's books have gained readers from the New Age movements and he is still one of the bestselling German-speaking writers throughout world.
www.firstworldwar.com /poetsandprose/hesse.htm   (1211 words)

Hesse at his death among his four legitimate sons, but, as two of these died without heirs in 1583 and 1604 respectively, his family was split into two chief lines -- that of Hesse-Darmstadt, represented by George I, and that of Hesse-Kassel, represented by William IV.
Hesse in 1648; his brother Frederick returned to the Catholic Faith, became Cardinal and Prince-Bishop of Breslau, and died in 1682.
Hesse was placed under the Bishopric of Fulda.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/07298c.htm   (2132 words)

 Hermann Hesse's Political Map
There is also the Hesse who not only took a keen interest in the political currents and movements of his day but also in the states and nations in which politics was embodied and articulated itself.
Hesse is the perfect illustration of the fact that a writer's self-interpretation should be treated with caution.
For Hesse, America is and remains the land of an over-optimistic largely unreflected way of life which - as exemplified by the "chain letters" - has already pervaded every nook and cranny of everyday life, and with which it also dominates politics.
www.hermann-hesse.de /eng/biographie/politik/politik2.htm   (3161 words)

 Tate Magazine Issue 2: Eva Hesse
It is tempting to link these motifs to Hesse's life - for example, the concern with connection to the contemporary break-up of her marriage, or the haunting motif of the window frame with her mother's suicide.
Hesse once said that many of her sculptures could be called paintings, but also that they could be called 'nothing - a thing or an object or any new word you want to give it'.
Eva Hesse was born in Hamburg in 1936, and emigrated to New York with her family in 1939.
www.tate.org.uk /magazine/issue2/hesse.htm   (2248 words)

 HESSE - LoveToKnow Article on HESSE
Early Hesse was the district around the Fulda, the Werra, the Eder and the Lahn, and was part of the Frankish kingdom both during Merovingian and during Carolingian times.
The Hessians were converted to Christianity mainly through the efforts of St Boniface; their land was included in the archbishopric of Mainz; and religion and culture were kept alive among them largely owing to the foundation of the Benedictine abbeys of Fulda and Hersfeld.
In the following year Sophia handed over Hesse to her son Henry (1244-1308), who, remembering the connection of Hesse and Thuringia,,took the title of landgrave, and is the ancestor of all the subsequent rulers of the country.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /H/HE/HESSE.htm   (1414 words)

 Hesse - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Hesse   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hesse was at the forefront of the Protestant Reformation; the prestigious University of Marburg was founded as a Protestant institution in 1527.
Hesse's fragmentation began to be reversed in 1866, when Hesse-Kassel and Nassau, which had sided with Austria against Prussia in the Seven Weeks' War, were annexed by Prussia.
Modern-day Hesse was formed in 1945 through the consolidation of Hesse-Nassau, a former Prussian province, and most of Hesse-Darmstadt, a former grand duchy.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Hesse   (640 words)

 GBN: The Glass Bead Game
is Hesse’s meditation on the dilemmas of modernity and the proper role of the individual in balancing reflection and action in the face of burgeoning crises.
Hesse’s twenty-fifth century world reflects the tumultuous events of the first half of the twentieth century: world war, cultural erosion, and social upheaval.
Hesse never actually describes the game because it is an allegory, but that has not stopped generations of readers from attempting to create it.
www.gbn.com /BookClubSelectionDisplayServlet.srv?si=26212   (1009 words)

 X-Tra :: Volume 5, Issue 2 - Eva Hesse: Random Notes
The next stage of Eva Hesse’s use of careful gradations of light and dark is in the circle drawings of 1966 and 1967, where she drew perfect circles in grids, on paper, the center of the circles always darker, the edges paler.
I think Eva Hesse’s sculpture resonates with these experiences, the experience of being a woman artist, of being persecuted, of being abandoned by her mother, the experience of illness, but I believe she was very careful to make sure that her work did not refer to these experiences directly.
Hesse’s work is like Pandora’s box, meanings slip and spill out of it, for which it takes no responsibility: in the eye of the beholder, things hold together, things almost fall apart.
x-traonline.org /vol5_2/hesse_randomnotes.html   (3215 words)

 Eva Hesse
Eva Hesse was born in Germany in 1936.
Hesse died in 1970 at the age of thirty four.
Hesse felt that this piece was too beautiful and responded with the another, "uglier" piece, Area, also from 1968.
www.oneroom.org /sculptors/hesse.html   (428 words)

 GradeSaver: ClassicNote: Biography of Hermann Hesse
The son of a former Pietist missionary, Hesse was expected to join the ministry and was sent to the Maulbronn seminary in 1892 to complete his education.
After the war, though, Hesse's work became popular with younger readers, who identified with the central theme of many of his novels: the conflicts of youth?and especially of creative artists?in search of self.
Hesse, who won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1946, lived the rest of his life in seclusion in Switzerland where he died on August 9, 1962.
www.gradesaver.com /classicnotes/authors/about_hermann_hesse.html   (656 words)

 Hesse   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Upon the death in 1247 of the last landgrave of Thuringia, Henry Raspe, Hesse was acquired by his niece, Sophia, the wife of Henry II of Brabant.
He founded the Brabant dynasty of Hesse and was raised to the rank of a prince of the Holy Roman Empire in 1292.
Hesse was twice partitioned in the 15th century, but Philip the Magnanimous, landgrave from 1509 to 1567 and Hesse's greatest ruler, reunited the territory.
www.hfac.uh.edu /gbrown/philosophers/leibniz/BritannicaPages/Hessen/Hessen.html   (1027 words)

 Hermann Hesse - A short Biography
Hesse lives with his parents in Basle, where his father teaches at the "Basler Mission" and in 1883 obtains Swiss nationality (previously Russian nationality.
As a State Scholar Hesse has to give up his Swiss civil rights so in November 1890 his father acquires the Württemberg citizenship for him (as the only member of the family).
At the beginning of the war Hesse volunteers but is considered unfit for service and is assigned to the German Embassy in Bern.
www.hermann-hesse.com /html/english/e.biographie.html   (1103 words)

 Children's Literature: Karen Hesse   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hesse, a writer of children’s and young adult novels, was born in Baltimore, Md., and earned a bachelor’s degree in English in 1974.
Hesse may have grown up in a Baltimore rowhouse, but her imagination took her far beyond the city's gray streets, and her writerly instincts appeared at a young age.
Hesse developed her poetic skills, a sensitivity to the nuances of language apparent in her books, particularly ones in which the entire story is told in blank verse.
www.childrenslit.com /f_hesse.html   (2927 words)

 Hesse-Anna and Hedy
Herman Hesse was born on July 2, 1877 to Johannes Hesse and Marie Gunder.
Hesse began to read a lot, and he became fascinated in the history of literature.
Herman Hesse was known for his beliefs which were contrary to those of most people of the time.
enloehs.wcpss.net /projects/west/hesse/hesse.html   (809 words)

 Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse. Search, Read, Study, Discuss.
for hesse, rejecting the idea of conventional time in favor of "all is now" seems to be the key to getting past teachings and recognizing the oneness that always is, always has been, always will be.
I have read a number of works by Hesse through the years and I must say some seem to build on a type of story telling revolution that should have continued after the authors death.
Hesse wrote other works which are very akin to this type of prose, namely 'Narcisuss und Goldmund' and the three final tales of 'The Glass Bead Game'.
www.online-literature.com /hesse/siddhartha   (861 words)

 Hermann Hesse
Determined by the age of 13 "to be a poet or nothing," Hesse at first wrote derivative, romantic poems and stories of little merit.
Hesse did not write any novels after 1943 but continued to publish essays, letters, poems, reviews, and stories.
Hesse's novels became immensely popular during the 1950s in the English-speaking world, where their criticism of bourgeois values and interest in Eastern religious philosophy and Jungian psychology echoed the preoccupations of the younger generation.
www.levity.com /corduroy/hesse.htm   (580 words)

 Decorations of the Grand Duchy of Hesse
Hesse (Hessen in German) was more formally referred to as Hesse-Darmstadt to distinguish it from other Hesse lines, such as Hesse-Kassel.
The Hesse region had a long military tradition, mainly due to being heavily populated and located in the crossroads of many an army, but disunity kept the Hessians from becoming a major power.
On mobilizatio, the cavalry was detached and the division assumed its wartime structure.
home.att.net /~david.danner/militaria/hessen.htm   (1154 words)

 Eva Hesse   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Eva Hesse Retrospective - which runs from June 11 to October 13, 2002 at Museum Wiesbaden - is being accompanied by a symposium that provides an opportunity for debating the life and work of one of the most important 20th century artists on the basis of the very latest research insights.
This rare opportunity to examine a large number of Hesse's works is reason enough to critically review previous interpretations, approaches to her oeuvre, and ways of reading prevalent in art history and art criticism within the framework of a two-day symposium at Museum Wiesbaden.
In her Ph.D. thesis on "Eva Hesse: in the Area of Tension between Opposites", completed in 2000, she proposes the term "contingent structure" to characterize Hesse's changing works, which integrate various aesthetic concepts of the 1960s.
www.eva-hesse.de /sympe.html   (1130 words)

 Historical Flags (Hesse, Germany)
Enfeoffed first to the dukes of Franconia, later to the counts of Thuringia, Hesse emerged in 1247 as a landgraviate immediately subject to the emperor under a branch of the house of Brabant.
Landgrave Philip the Magnanimous (Philip of Hesse), a leading figure in the German Reformation, was responsible for reuniting a territory that had been torn by border disputes with neighboring areas.
Electoral Hesse, the free city of Frankfurt, and Nassau, having all three sided with Austria in the Austro-Prussian War (1866), were annexed by Prussia and were merged (1868) in the province of Hesse-Nassau, of which Kassel became the capital.
www.fotw.net /Flags/de-he_hi.html   (361 words)

 Amazon.com: The Glass Bead Game : (Magister Ludi) A Novel: Books: Hermann Hesse   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The one issue Hesse really develops at length that opposes Rand directly is his idea of a mind-body split, but he develops his idea through metaphor and analogy, mostly, not as an argued treatise.
Hesse never explains the mechanics of the game in detail, which is part of the beauty of the novel, however there are currently many attempts to create some game like the one he described.
Hesse's masterpiece would have been wasted on me earlier; but his exploration of intense secular spiritual experience is monumental and inspiring.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0312278497?v=glance   (2372 words)

 Reading Group Guide | DEMIAN by Herman Hesse   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Hesse's classic novel has transfixed generations of readers with its dynamic vision of individual and social transformation.
"Hesse is not a traditional teller of tales but a novelist of ideas and a moralist of a high order...
"Hesse is not a traditional teller of tales but a novelist of ideas and a moralist of a high order...The autobiographical undercurrent gives Damian an Existentialist intensity and a depth of understanding that are rare in contemporary fiction."
www.readinggroupguides.com /guides/demian.asp   (850 words)

 Guggenheim Collection - Artist - Hesse - Biography
Eva Hesse was born January 11, 1936, in Hamburg.
In 1961, Hesse was included in group exhibitions at the Brooklyn Museum and at the John Heller Gallery, New York.
Hesse’s first solo show of sculpture was presented at the Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, in 1965.
www.guggenheimcollection.org /site/artist_bio_63.html   (383 words)

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