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Author Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962.
Uniform Title Narziss und Goldmund. English
Title Narcissus and Goldmund. / [By] Hermanann Hess ; Translated by Ursule Molinaro.
Published New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, c1968

 Floor4  PT2617.E85 N43 1968 c.801  IN LIBRARY
Description 315 p. ; 22 cm.
Summary First published in 1930, Narcissus and Goldmuna is the story of two diametrically opposite men: one, an ascetic monk firm in his religious commitment, and the other, a romantic youth hungry for worldly experience. Hesse was a great writer in precisely the modern sense: complex, subtle, allusive: alive to the importance of play. Narcissus and Goldmuna is his very best. What makes this short book so limitlessly vast is the body-and-soul-shaking debate that runs through it, which it has the honesty and courage not to resolve: between the flesh and spirit, art and scientific or religious speculation, action and contemplation.
Subject Teacher-student relationships -- Fiction.
OCLC number 295620