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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Castalia is known for its Glass Bead Game.

A Westernized attempt to understand the mysticism and philosophical underpinnings of Jufgo religions a la Siddhartha and Journey to the East? I take my hat off to you, Herr Hesse. I would one day be able to play the Game. See all 13 questions about The Glass Bead Game….

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By the way, the author Hermann Hesse was born in and was brought up on a missionary household where it was assumed that he would study for the ministry. Sadly, Hesse himself lacks this great ability, making his critiques less grand than his subject.

Nov 22, Elena Holmgren rated it it was amazing Shelves: Knecht finally breaks the cycle and does what fe master of the game has done before. Another review mentioned the possibility that the game was a heswe of pure mathematics, while reading it occurred to me that it was a way of talking about fiction.

Inthe Calwer Nesse 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. The dw 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.


A tremendous disappointment, especially given the shimmering praise the book garners on all sides.

Subject to credit approval. If one were to read only one book by Hesse it should I feel that I must open this review by stating that I am an unabashed fanboy of Hermann Hesse. No ratings or reviews yet. For many years, I thought Knecht’s leaving Castalia was anticlimactic. A lot of cynicism there: Thank you, from the bottom of my heart, for your guidance. It lacks anything sensual, experiential and personal and so is incomplete. So yes, definitely others saw the connection. Where passion dominates, that does not signify the presence of greater desire and ambition, but rather the misdirection of these qualities toward and isolated and false goal, with a consequent tension and sultriness in the atmosphere.

Sep 08, Stephen P rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Preview this item Preview this item. The Labyrinth of Solitude: I would like to spoil your fun of reading this by saying here that in the end Joseph Knecht resigned as Magister Ludi and then drowned. At one point, the protagonist listens as the Nietzsche stand-in goes on a rant about the pointlessness of history.

While working with the herdsmen as a young boy, Dasa encounters a yogi in meditation in the forest. Jung, so there is psychology, the iChing, alchemy, Lis, spiritual growth view spoiler [ but no skirt chasing hide spoiler ]. And the book is set within the cloistered academy where these super-scholars are trained.

If you’re into stuff like this, you can read the full review. The academic society he builds is dedicated to the art of arranging these symbols in a sort of game.

El Juego de Los Abalorios (Spanish, Paperback)

They produce no real products of worth outside of teachers for the outside society. View all 9 comments.

Learn more – opens wl a new window or tab Quantity: Special financing available Select PayPal Credit at checkout to have the option to pay over time. Mar 02, Chloe rated it it was ok Shelves: Spanish View all editions and formats Rating: In Harry Potter, there’s the battle between the good and bad magicians.


Read more about the condition. Of course, a writer needs to be able to let the reader fill in empty spaces that the story only sketches with spare gestures.

History holds the key to our story. Incidentally, the students frequently used their Lives for critical and revolutionary outbursts on the contemporary world and on Castalia.

Heese is repulsed by the sordid life of the working class with their lack of curiosity, non-questioning obeisance to the trifles of meaningless conventions and dully repeated jokes; their ant-like drive to follow 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. First of all, the connections to modern science, with its own increasin This book was a really incredible meditation on accomplishment, ambition, finding peace and hermxnn breach between intellectuals and reality.

The beginning of the novel introduces the Music Master, the resident of Castalia who recruits Knecht as a young student and who is to have the most long-lasting and profound effect on Knecht throughout his life. The world needs artists who are willing to speak calmly from the storm, and Hermann Hesse was one of them. If in fact Knecht ever does anything of greater historical importance than being generally agreeable and good at what he does, it is not told to us.