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Glass Bead Game (Magister Ludi) - 90 edition

Glass Bead Game (Magister Ludi) (ISBN10: 080501246X; ISBN13: 9780805012460)
ISBN13: 978-0805012460
ISBN10: 080501246X

Summary: The Glass Bead Game, for which Hesse won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1946, is the author's last and crowning achievement, the most imaginative and prophetic of all his novels. Setting the story in the distant postapocalyptic future, Hesse tells of an elite cult of intellectuals who play an elaborate game that uses all the cultural and scientific knowledge of the Ages.The Glass Bead Gameis a fascinating tale of the complexity of modern life as well as a classic of modern literat
ure. This edition features a Foreword by Theodore Ziolkowski that places the book in the full context of Hesse's thought.
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Summary: The Glass Bead Game, for which Hesse won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1946, is the author's last and crowning achievement, the most imaginative and prophetic of all his novels. Setting the story in the distant postapocalyptic future, Hesse tells of an elite cult of intellectuals who play an elaborate game that uses all the cultural and scientific knowledge of the Ages.The Glass Bead Gameis a fascinating tale of the complexity of modern life as well as a classic of modern literature. This edition features a Foreword by Theodore Ziolkowski that places the book in the full context of Hesse's thought. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 90
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Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
Year Published: 1990
International: No



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