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In Hermann Hesse's Beneath the Wheel, Hans Giebernath lives among the dull and respectable townsfolk of a sleepy Black Forest village. When he is discovered to be an exceptionally gifted student, the entire community presses him onto a path of serious scholarship. Hans dutifully follows the regimen of study and endless examinations, his success rewarded only with more crushing assignments. When Hans befriends a rebellious young poet, he begins to imagine other possibilities outside the narrowly circumscribed world of the academy. Finally sent home after a nervous breakdown, Hans is revived by nature and romance, and vows never to return to the gray conformity of the academic system.

  • ISBN-13: 9780312422301
  • ISBN-10: 031242230X
  • Publisher: Picador USA
  • Publish Date: July 2003
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.4 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.35 pounds
  • Page Count: 192