(1877–1962), German-born Swiss novelist and poet. His work reflects his interest in spiritual values as expressed in Eastern religion and his involvement in Jungian analysis. Notable works: Siddhartha (1922), Der Steppenwolf (1927), and The Glass Bead Game (1943). Nobel Prize for Literature (1946).
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