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Book Information: Glass Bead Game, the

Glass Bead Game, the (1943) [Novel]
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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).

Original title: Das Glasperlenspiel
Alternative titles: Magister Ludi
Original languages: German

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

Edition #1: The Glass Bead Game

The Glass Bead Game (1969)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edition: English translation (Winston)
Translated by: Clara Winston Richard Winston
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Manifested in:

The Glass Bead Game (2002)

Publisher: Picador
ISBN: 0312278497
Pages: 576

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Magister Ludi (The Glass Bead Game) (1970)

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 0553262378
Pages: 520

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Edition #2: Magister Ludi

Magister Ludi (1949)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edition: English translation (Savill)
Translated by: Mervyn Savill
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