Hermann Hesse, Pilgrim of Crisis: A Biography - Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

Ralph Freedman
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Chapter 11 Summary and Analysis

The Hesse's kept in touch with their family and friends in other countries as best as they could during the war years. They wait for word for those who were missing. In summer they vacationed in the mountain resort of Rigi-Kaltbad and celebrated Ninon's fiftieth birthday at the end of the year.

Hesse had a run in with a Stuttgart paper that printed part of his poem On Toward Peace. The omitted two lines changed the meaning of the poem. Since he had given them permission to print his work, he complained. In his protest to the paper run by the Americans he used the word barbarianism, which was the wrong word to use in light of the atrocities of the war. The Austrian who responded said Hesse's poem would never have been published if he could have prevented it. Hesse...

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