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The Resource The Glass Bead Game

The Glass Bead Game

Label
The Glass Bead Game
Title
The Glass Bead Game
Statement of responsibility
Hermann Hesse
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The final novel of Hermann Hesse, for which he won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1946, The Glass Bead Game is a fascinating tale of the complexity of modern life as well as a classic of modern literatureSet in the twenty-third 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)
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Summary
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)
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
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Audio
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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10134363
Cataloging source
N$T
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1877-1962
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  • Hesse, Hermann
  • Colacci, David
Dewey number
833.912
PerformerNote
Read by David Colacci
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BBC Audiobooks America
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True
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
The Glass Bead Game
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Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
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not applicable
Form of item
electronic
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not applicable
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True
Isbn
9780792759461
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
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True
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The Glass Bead Game
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
OVERDRIVE:f8d872fe-da04-48b1-9c39-9abc4677e976
Dimensions
not applicable
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780792759461
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
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True
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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