Pictor's Metamorphoses: and Other Fantasies

Pictor's Metamorphoses: and Other Fantasies

Hermann Hesse


In the spring of 1922, numerous months after finishing Siddhartha, Hermann Hesse wrote a fairy story that was once additionally a love tale, encouraged through the girl who used to be to develop into his moment spouse. That tale, Pictor's Metamorphoses, is the center-piece of this anthology of Hesse's luminous brief fiction. in line with The Arabian Nights and the paintings of the Brothers Grimm, the 19 tales accumulated right here signify a part century of Hesse's brief writings. They show the whole diversity of Hesse's lifetime fascination with fantasy--as dream, fairy story, satire, or allegory.

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