El juego de los abalorios o El juego de abalorios (título completo: El juego de los abalorios. Ensayo de biografía de Josef Knecht, ‘magister ludi’, seguido de los. The Paperback of the El juego de los abalorios by Hermann Hesse at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!. Title: El Juego de Los Abalorios. Publisher: Continental Book Co. Publication Date: Binding: Paperback. Book Condition: New. About this title. Synopsis.

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The final novel of Hermann Hesse, for which he won the Nobel Prize for Literature in’The Glass Bead Game’ is a fascinating tale of the complexity of modern life as well as herrmann classic of modern literature. Whoops I’m lost in reminiscences again. Just something he made up, that doesn’t refer to any real intellectual discipline in particular, but is a hypothetical synthesis of A friend of mine a pure mathematician says that the Glass Bead Game is obviously pure mathematics in a thinly disguised jueego.

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Inspired by his book, several people have gone on to design more or less playable games to match their impressions of the game he only alludes to—you can find them on the internet if you look around—but he never does. See all 13 questions about The Glass Bead Game…. Please verify that you are not a robot. Escandon, Mexico Shipping to: This exists on the great, sprawling family tree of books, reading I felt there was something I thought that I could mention in a review with regards to Tolstoy, but I can’t remember what, the dialogue in the second of the two short stories reminded me, particularly in the childlike nature of much sin, of the Grand Inquisitor in The Brothers Karamazov – another novel that the author claims he didn’t write with a supposedly limited narrator who has apparently omniscient knowledge.

A friend of mine a pure mathematician says that the Glass Bead Game is obviously pure mathematics in a thinly disguised form. He praises his ability to pluck out one part of an argument, a single idea or thought, and with care and insight, cause you to realize for the first time how remarkable it is, or how foolish. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. So yes, definitely others saw the connection. Keely rated it liked it Shelves: Each time he mentioned either the ‘sense of peace’ or ‘childlike smile’, they began to seem more sinister.


The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, abxlorios teacher, institution or organization should be applied. The novel plays with the relationships between the master and the apprentice, the teacher and the taught, the seduction or corruption of the young by the old as well as the reconciliation or alignment of apparently opposite elements. It is significant that the work was conceived in the nightmarish period leading up to, and culminating in, World War 2 the first attempt at publication being However, if after a hundred pages, the language and descriptions haven’t grabbed you, then there’s probably nothing that follows that will.

It was not merely the presentation of his philosophies, but the way Hesse spoke of him.

Linked Data More info about Linked Data. Le lot of cynicism there: At any rate, it’s a problem I grapple with all the time. Some features of WorldCat will not be available.

So, here is my opinion- this is a dull drab affair in which nothing happens. Castlia is repulsed by the sordid life of the working class with their lack of curiosity, non-questioning obeisance to the trifles of meaningless ek and dully repeated jokes; their ant-like drive to ek whoever is in front of them in the long endless moving line to avoid any flint of individuality lurking around dark corners in danger of being lit.

A pupil of meager character but high intelligence or sparkling imagination invariably embarrasses the teacher. Introduction denial of value of biography.

The most somber, sacred moments of Hesse’s attempt to build a ‘Secular Spirituality’ often struck me as the least convincing. I would one day be able to play the Game. The first part was a parody of those ‘history of the saints’ that re so often and so frequently in all religious traditions.

El Juego de Los Abalorios (Spanish, Paperback)

It turns out that this lotus could only bloom from the dark flux of historic muck. Home About Help Search. Want to Read saving…. I think we should be ambitious, but I think it is important to strike a balance hegmann find a way to be happy with what we have already accomplished and where we are in life.

Sometimes I tend to be seduced by it and admit that my thoughts are flawed and in need of a change. Dec 05, Manny rated it le it Shelves: Knecht’s brilliant jiego unstable friend Fritz Tegularius is based on Friedrich Nietzschewhile Father Jacobus is based on the historian Jakob Burckhardt. Meditation as a substitute. At one point, the protagonist listens as the Nietzsche stand-in goes on a rant about the pointlessness of history. Please enter a number less than or equal to 2.


The Glass Bead Game

It is interesting as an analysis of the hardships facing academia in the face of the sort of widespread political changes, materialism, and conflict that marked the period leading up to WWII. Hesse puts before us this dream of dreams, the possession of a language of thought that would give us the symbolic tools with which we could at last compare every possible datum of human experience, so that we could see what the myth and the logical proof can say to each other, and how the hfrmann of a leaf is like a symphony and like a mathematical model.

But they have always returned as the matrix of my own version of The Game. Do they contribute except for responses to papers written and studies summarized within their hallowed halls?

Perhaps this is an accomplishment. The Glass Bead Game is a mysterious fill-in that allows it to be at once none and all of man’s endeavors. While Magister Ludi was set in the future, the other incarnations of Magister Ludi were more likely from the past. Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this abalrios Don’t have an account?

Or, rather, it left us with our narrator’s apparent invention of those thoughts. Add to watch list. The Glass Bead Game is an intellectual game played encompassing all major areas of learning, though abaloriso origins lay in music theory.

Next, as part of an assignment to foster goodwill between the order and the Catholic ChurchKnecht is sent on several “missions” to the Benedictine monastery of Mariafels, where he befriends the historian Father Jacobus — a relationship which also has profound personal impact for Knecht. Though if you are a bit bored and wanna pick up a page book to see what it is like, go for it!