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Siddhartha
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Published:
New York : New Directions, 1951.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
153 pages ; 19 cm.
Status:
MLK Jr. Magnet - Teen Fiction
F HES
Description
This book chronicles the spiritual evolution of a man living in India at the time of the Buddha--a tale that has inspired generations of readers. We are invited along Siddhartha's journey experiencing his highs, lows, loves, and disappointments along the way. Hesse begins by showing us the life of a privileged brahmin's son. Handsome, well-loved, and growing increasingly dissatisfied with the life expected of him, Siddhartha sets out on his journey, not realizing that he is fulfilling the prophesies proclaimed at his birth. Siddhartha blends in with the world, showing the reader the beauty and intricacies of the mind, nature, and his experiences on the path to enlightenment. Sherab Chodzin Kohn's flowing, poetic translation conveys the philosophical and spiritual nuances of Hesse's text, paying special attention to the qualities of meditative experience. Also included is an extensive introduction by Paul W. Morris that discusses the impact "Siddhartha" has had on American culture.
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Language:
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APA Citation (style guide)

Hesse, H., & Rosner, H. (1951). Siddhartha. New York: New Directions.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962 and Hilda. Rosner. 1951. Siddhartha. New York: New Directions.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962 and Hilda. Rosner, Siddhartha. New York: New Directions, 1951.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Hesse, Hermann, and Hilda Rosner. Siddhartha. New York: New Directions, 1951. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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