The glass bead game (Magister Ludi). Translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston. With a foreword by Theodore Ziolkowski.


[1st ed.].. New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston [1969] .
ISBN 0030818516

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Subjects Enlightenment (Buddhism)
Enlightenment (Buddhism) -- Fiction.
Psychological games -- Fiction.
Psychological games.
Description xix, 558 pages 22 cm.
Copyright Date [1969]
Notes Translation of Das Glasperlenspiel.
Summary 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).
Contents The Glass bead game: a general introduction to its history for the layman -- The Life of Magister Ludi Joseph Knecht -- The Call -- Waldzell -- Years of freedom -- Two orders -- The Mission -- Magister Ludi -- In office -- The Two Poles -- A Conversation -- Preparations -- The Circular letter -- The Legend -- Joseph Knecht's posthumous writings -- The Poems of Knecht's student years -- The Three lives -- The Rainmaker -- The Father confessor -- The Indian life.
Genre Fiction.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)785394508
(OCoLC)ocn785394508
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962.
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