Results 1 – 30 of Juego de abalorios by Hesse, Hermann and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Results 1 – 30 of 89 EL JUEGO DE LOS ABALORIOS by HESSE, Hermann and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. The Glass Bead Game (German: Das Glasperlenspiel) is the last full-length novel of the German author Hermann Hesse. It was begun in and published in.

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The Glass Bead Game of the title is a pointless exercise where they try to weave together all the world’s knowledge in some sort of trivial exhibition. abaporios

He makes frequent mention of music—indeed the deification of music, common among writers, is so relentless here as to become a minor problem in its own right—but no sign of how it relates to any other field. To make matters worse, there are three appendices purportedly written by the fictional protagonist which are weary things indeed after enduring the prior book. Inthe Calwer Hermann-Hesse-Preis was founded, which is awarded every two years, alternately to a German-language literary journal or to the translator of Hesse’s work to a foreign language.

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I didn’t like this book for abaalorios reasons. The rules of the game are only alluded to—they are so sophisticated that they are not easy to imagine. You’re hermannn a biography, albeit a fictional one, and …more I would say if you’re waiting for a big event, or grand set piece, that doesn’t really happen. If the War Goes On An elaborately wrapped present with no gift inside. Book is not bad, but the way H.

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In my mind it took place in the middle ages or something. The concluding chapter, entitled “The Legend”, is reportedly from a different biography.

In his time, Hesse was a popular and influential author in the German-speaking world; worldwide fame only came later. Missing are the vivid portrayals and homoerotic tensions that propelled his novels beyond Platonic dialogues and into personal journeys. I simply hated The Glass Bead Game, all fifteen million pages of it. I understand all those lucid, hdsse thoughts but I can’t stand the fact that they are being rep The main problem was that my expectations were quite high. It was begun in and published in Switzerland in after being rejected for publication in Germany due to Hesse’s anti-Fascist views.


And then he dies in a swimming accident, and then we riffle through some jiego his personal papers until the book is over. As the novel progresses, Knecht begins to question his loyalty to the order, gradually coming to doubt that the intellectually gifted have a right to withdraw from life’s big problems.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Playing the game well requires years of hard study of uesse, mathematics, and cultural history.

See all 3 reviews. The reason I did was simple. Hesse has portrayed the usual, high-spirited, correct ideas puts me to sleep. In conclusion, I immediately rued selecting such a weighty tome from amongst Hesse’s oeuvre, and this certainly has not inspired me to ever read anything else from him! Hesse was no Asimov I guess. In other projects Wikiquote. Like some of Ayn Rand’s novels, t If yermann one thing about fiction I dislike it is not “getting” the point.

This is repeated ceaselessly throughout, in narrative asides.

The plot chronicles Knecht’s education as a youth, his decision to join the order, his mastery of the Game, and his advancement in the order’s hierarchy to eventually become Magister Ludithe executive officer of the Castalian Order’s game administrators. Many characters in the novel have names that are allusive word games. The main reason goes like this — the basic premise may as well have The basic premise is the author imagines a future intellectual game embracing the highest of human intellect, ideals and knowledge.

Our one glimpse of the practical nature of the game has all the fanfare of a whoopee cushion. Avoid it at all costs. Just to name a few problems with it.

Das Glasperlenspiel is the last full-length hermxnn of the German author Hermann Hesse. Here, now, we have the potential for a meaty examination of this Game thing, which we deserve after putting up with so much talk about it.

I mean there were meditations about problems not related to the stroy for 5 or 6 pages and even the dialogues were short one page long meditations by two people, who tell their own opinion with pretending listening to each other.


The summary of the book sounded amazing, but with every chapter I thought it would get better but instead it did not. What is left is a strange and overly “talky” novel in which the protagonist becomes increasingly unlikable and his passion largely obscure to the reader. I mean, I read it and immediately bought it. Mi sfinisce questo libro.

Only a rarefied kind of academic could hope to understand such a game, let alone play it competitively. Of course there was a progression in his thinking and his relation to Kastalia, but honestly, they always came without any sign, and I really would have loved if there had been more details about the things, happenings or talks that led him to change his mind.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Into this story steps Joseph Knecht, a man who becomes a “Magister Ludi” a sort of archbishop sbalorios the game players. The combined result ends up being neither a good philosophy book, nor a good story. It’s part non-religious ideas of perfection, and it’s protected by sort of “Glass Bead Game” playing priesthood who aren’t really priests because they’re atheists, but who have all the convictions of the Hessse “Moral Majority” and the doctrines of the Catholic Church.

Little to no food for thought. But the gestures need to be the beginning of something worthy. Throughout Germany, many schools are named after him. Originally, Hesse intended several different lives of the same person as he is reincarnated. 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.

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