Portland State University. Department of World Languages and Literatures
Date of Award
Master of Arts (M.A.) in German
World Languages and Literatures
1 online resource (50 p.)
Hermann Hesse (1877-1962). Siddhartha, Buddhism in literature
The purpose of this thesis is to show the elements of Buddhism, exerted in Siddhartha.These elements are important to the plot, despite the fact that Hesse did not intend to write an authentic Buddhist work, but to express his own belief.
The conclusion shows that certain Buddhist teachings have in various ways directly shaped the work.
Kunapongsiri, Sawitree, "Buddhistische Elemente in Hermann Hesses Siddhartha" (1980). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 2984.