Hermann Hesse, Pilgrim of Crisis: A Biography - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

Ralph Freedman
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Chapter 3 Summary and Analysis

Hermann's success came the year of his mother's death. He was going through a difficult period and returned to Calw for an extended visit in August. He didn't return to Basel until the end of October. Hermann spent Christmas in the Black Forest mountains and began to write again when he returned to Basel. His novel, Hermann Lauscher, was being favorably received. He also had a second book of poetry published and began a correspondence with writer Stefan Zweig which continued until Zweig's death in 1942.

Hesse continued working at Wattenwyl and after a trip to Italy, finished writing Peter Camenzind. It was immediately accepted and published. Hesse developed a new style when he turned to nature. He had adopted to the cultural change of the time and his works appealed to the Youth Movement. His novel was published in installments in...

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