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Demian

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A novel by H. Hesse, described as ‘Die Geschichte von Emil Sinclairs Jugend’, and published in 1919. The book is a kind of Bildungsroman, and Hesse draws freely on the ...

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Demian, Wilhelm

Octavian Cosma.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 230 words.

[Vilmos]

(b Braşov, 9/June 22, 1910). Romanian composer and conductor of Hungarian descent. After attending the Braşov Conservatory (1925–8) he studied composition with Stöhr...

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Demian

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A novel by H. Hesse, described as ‘Die Geschichte von Emil Sinclairs Jugend’, and published in 1919. The book is a kind of Bildungsroman, and Hesse draws freely on the ...

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Demian

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 26 words.

Muslim: unexplained.

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Demian

Edited by Henry Garland and Mary Garland.

in The Oxford Companion to German Literature

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 312 words.

a novel by H. Hesse, described as ‘Die Geschichte von Emil Sinclairs Jugend’, and published in 1919. The

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Antinomies of the Twenty-First-Century Neobaroque: Cormac McCarthy and Demian Schopf

Monika Kaup.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Baroque

P ublished online October 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 13288 words.

Cormac McCarthy’s novel The Road (2006) and Chilean artist Demian Schopf’s photographic exhibits embody the Baroque’s notorious contradictory nature: the baroque is at once joyful and sad....

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Demian, Wilhelm (opera)

Viorel Cosma.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera. 146 words.

[Vilmos ]

(b Braşov, June 22, 1910). Romanian composer and conductor . He studied at the Astra Conservatory in Braşov (1925–8), and continued his composition studies with...

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Deemer

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 24 words.

1. English: from Old English dēmere ‘judge’, an agent derivative of dēmian ‘to judge’. Compare Deem.

2. Altered spelling

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Hesse, Hermann (1877–1962)

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 50 words.

Hesse studied Indian mysticism and Jungian psychology, subjects that find expression in novels such as Demian (1919), Siddhartha

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Theologians of the Profane

Theodore Ziolkowski.

in Modes of Faith

May 2007; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 10474 words.

Skepticism did not come naturally to writers born into intensely religious families and often intended, like Philip Gosse, for religious careers. If we consider three representative...

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Melodeon

Graeme Smith.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 152 words.

A button accordion: a rectangular, bellows-operated, free-reed instrument with buttons on the right-hand end of the bellows and buttons or keys on the left-hand side. The instrument is...

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Hermann Hesse

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1877–1962)

German-born Swiss novelist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1946 and shortly afterwards the Goethe Prize in Germany.

Born at Calw near...

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