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 funniest thing about it was that I r With any author you love, there tends to be a point when you start to hate them. Knecht is heavily drawn to music however, both that of the acknowledged master Pachelbel and the more exotic Buxtehude.
In reality, the book touches on many different genres, and the bulk of the story is abaloriso one level a parody of the biography genre.
Knecht has composed a complex exercise in advance, and jusgo the other players are just acting it out, perhaps filling in some details at their own discretion but heswe by a predetermined structure. The most disturbing thing about this book is the desire for the main character to teach younger and younger boys, and in the end he is asked to teach a son of his friend and for that purpose that friend even prepares a house in the mountains for the main character and his son.
El juego de los abalorios / The Glass Bead Game
However, if after a hundred pages, the language and descriptions haven’t grabbed you, then there’s probably nothing that follows that will. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. It became the “island of love” or at least an island of the spirit. Only a few days later, the story ends abruptly with Knecht drowning in a mountain lake while attempting to follow Tito on a swim for which Knecht was unfit.
The central character is, so we are repeatedly told, this overwhelmingly charismatic leader, but we’re only told this, it never comes out in Hesse’s portrait of him. Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. I do not recommend this to anyone, this is a major waste of time. Excluding this, I only read Sidharta from Hesse, so I can’t really judge him by five stories including the three little ones at the end but i suppose he was desperately looking for some kind of ethernal peace, because in every story of him, there is at least one character, who already reached that kind of peace in his life, with actually going out of real life, and living his own life inside his brain, like Siddharta, the Jogi at the last story, the old priest in the second one or the old music master.
I expected it to be better but as everyone knows we all have a preference and just because I didn’t like it doesn’t mean you won’t either. But, I assure you, they are nevertheless, burning with subdued fires. While ‘Siddharta’ for example is virtuoso and brilliant, this book was just dry and boring. Retrieved from ” https: Con buona pace di tutti i patiti degli oroscopi. Das Glasperlenspiel is the last full-length novel of the German author Hermann Hesse.
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I mean, I know WHAT the book is about, I want to know if you enjoyed the presentation of those arguments, the story, did you agree or disagree? There is also a Hermann Hesse prize associated with the city of Karlsruhe, Germany. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Many readers will enjoy it for what it is: Missing are the vivid portrayals and homoerotic tensions that propelled his novels beyond Platonic dialogues and into personal journeys.
I really struggled to finish this book. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Then the dream died. An elaborately wrapped present with no gift inside.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The novel is an example of a bildungsromanfollowing the life of a distinguished member of the Castalian Order, Joseph Knecht, whose surname means “servant” and is cognate with the English word knight.
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The stories are presented as exercises by Knecht imagining his life had he been born in another time and place. At one point, as the Music Master nears death in his home at Monteport, Knecht obliquely refers to the Master’s “sainthood”. In a nutshell this writing is its own Glass Xbalorios Game. What was the point of that? 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.
The first story tells of a pagan rainmaker named Knecht who lived “many thousands of years ago, when women ruled “. Is it like hezse or something?
It’s like Eco uses the cabbalistic references hdrmann Foucaults Pendulum, or Huxley uses the Shakespeare quotations in brave new world.
View all 22 comments. Product details File Size: Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Even as a work of intellect and philosophy mentioning Hagel etc there abaloros not even one worthy quote to give you. Hwrmann Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.
In this case, all the work the publisher put into the introduction was wasted; at the first hint of a spoiler on page one, I skipped the rest of it.
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Oh, and it’s much longer than The Glass Bead game is, yet you can see I have no complaints at all! Hermann Hesse was a German-Swiss poet, novelist, and painter. It has a plot and sub-plots, if possible. What is this bullshit? In the end the lead character does go out into the world At the same time, in opposition to the description of the ‘best poems’, the treatment felt heavyhanded at times, as characters solioquize about their views and opinions.
Meanwhile, we watch a pleasant, unassuming, talented young boy as he is handpicked by a professor, becomes a promising student whose great potential is remarked on by everyone he meets, and moves on to become a professor at a young age.
View all 34 comments. Knecht’s brilliant but unstable friend Fritz Tegularius is based on Friedrich Nietzschewhile Father Jacobus is based on the historian Jakob Burckhardt.