The glass bead game : (Magister Ludi)
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Contributors
Winston, Richard, translator.
Winston, Clara, translator.
Ziolkowski, Theodore, writer of foreword.
Published
New York : Picador USA, [2002].
Format
Book
Edition
First Picador USA edition.
Physical Desc
xix, 558 pages ; 21 cm.
Status
Main Library - Adult  2 available
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Language
English
ISBN
9780312278496, 0312278497

Notes

General Note
Originally published in 1943.
General Note
Translation of: Das Glasperlenspiel.
Description
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).
Language
Translated from German to English.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Hesse, H., Winston, R., Winston, C., & Ziolkowski, T. (2002). The glass bead game: (Magister Ludi) (First Picador USA edition.). Picador USA.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Hermann Hesse et al.. 2002. The Glass Bead Game: (Magister Ludi). New York: Picador USA.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Hermann Hesse et al.. The Glass Bead Game: (Magister Ludi) New York: Picador USA, 2002.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Hesse, Hermann, Richard Winston, Clara Winston, and Theodore Ziolkowski. The Glass Bead Game: (Magister Ludi) First Picador USA edition., Picador USA, 2002.

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