Hermann Hesse, Pilgrim of Crisis: A Biography - Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

Ralph Freedman
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Chapter 9 Summary and Analysis

Narcissus and Goldmund, published in 1928, was well received. The two main characters are friends with each representing half of a divided self. This novel appeals to the visual senses with soothing colors and landscapes. It was written while Hesse's friend, Hugo Ball, was dying of cancer and in many ways, this book portrays his friendship with Ball. At this time Hesse's relationship with Ninon was deepening, and she spent time with him at Montagnola and two months in Arosa. Hesse spent spring in Germany, fall in Baden and returned to Montagnola for Christmas. He worked on a collection of poems published as Consolation of Night.

Hesse maintained a busy travel schedule going to Zurich, Baden and a Swabian tour. He continued to have problems with his eyes and other physical ailments. He lectured in Stuttgart and Tubingen and other places but...

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