Carl Spitteler: Swiss Poet and Philosopher
Much like its varied national languages, Switzerland’s literature features an array of exceptionally eclectic voices. The country boasts an impressive list of literary greats including Hermann Hesse and Johanna Spyri. However, as Lindsay Parnell states, its leading poetic presence and pen belongs to its sole Nobel Laureate, 1919’s award recipient Carl Spitteler.
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Carl Spitteler: Swiss Poet and Philosopher

Much like its varied national languages, Switzerland’s literature features an array of exceptionally eclectic voices. The country boasts an impressive list of literary greats including Hermann Hesse and Johanna Spyri. However, as Lindsay Parnell states, its leading poetic presence and pen belongs to its sole Nobel Laureate, 1919’s award recipient Carl Spitteler.

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