The Glass Bead Game: (magister Ludi) a Novel Hermann Hesse

The Glass Bead Game: (magister Ludi) a Novel

Author: Hermann Hesse
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The Glass Bead Game: (magister Ludi) a Novel
Hermann Hesse
The final novel of Hermann Hesse, for which he won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1946, The Glass Bead Game is a fascinating tale of the complexity of modern life as well as a classic of modern literature Set in the 23rd century, The Glass Bead Game is the story of Joseph Knecht, who has been raised in Castalia, the remote place his society has provided for the intellectual elite to grow and flourish. Since childhood, Knecht has been consumed with mastering the Glass Bead Game, which requires a synthesis of aesthetics and scientific arts, such as mathematics, music, logic, and philosophy, which he achieves in adulthood, becoming a Magister Ludi (Master of the Game).Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Hermann HessePublisher: Picador USAPublished: 12/06/2002ISBN: 9780312278496Pages: 576Weight: 1.08lbsSize: 8.22h x 5.56w x 1.11dReview Citations: Entertainment Weekly 07/05/2013 pg. 103

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