Advisor

Franz Langhammer

Date of Award

1980

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (M.A.) in German

Department

World Languages and Literatures

Physical Description

1 online resource (50 p.)

Subjects

Hermann Hesse (1877-1962). Siddhartha, Buddhism in literature

DOI

10.15760/etd.2979

Abstract

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.

Description

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This thesis is in German.

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/17643

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