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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Quotes from El juego de los a Ziolkowski and Hesse’s Introduction were for me like wading through a bog wearing hip-waders I have had that actual experience in life. The rules of the game are only alluded to—they are so sophisticated that they are not easy to imagine.

Hermann Hesse is certainly monomaniacal in his contemplations of human nature but the GBG is entirely recycled material presented with all the finesse of an expository sledgehammer. 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 story never gives you a reason to care much about the main character, let alone anyone else, and nothing really interesting ever happens could that be considered a spoiler?

This is beautiful description of the involution of the human society represented by Kneht who turned his back to the spiritual world, its morality, universal culture and spiritual nobility and who dies as a human to become “more instinctual than intellectual”, that is – worst than animals or, as Hesse suggests: It became the “island of love” or at least an island of the spirit.


You’re reading a biography, albeit a fictional one, and …more I would say if you’re waiting for a big event, or grand set piece, that doesn’t really happen. I found it a most peaceful and delightful book, but then a society who reveres learning and scholarly study is my idea of heaven!

El juego de los abalorios / The Glass Bead Game

At the same time, in opposition to the description of the ‘best poems’, the treatment heermann heavyhanded at times, as characters solioquize about their views and opinions.

In a nutshell this writing is its own Glass Bead Game. Refresh and try again. Playing the game well requires years of hard study of music, mathematics, and cultural history. I get it, really!

The two fundamental failures in the book are its main character and its central device, the Game itself. Knecht’s brilliant but unstable friend Fritz Tegularius is based on Friedrich Nietzschewhile Father Jacobus is based on the historian Jakob Burckhardt.

A long book full of portentious self-promotion but with nothing to say. Moreover, in the glass bead game the characters are extremely one dimensional, even Knecht, who supposed to be the hero. Lists analorios This Book. Those of us who haven’t read it yet don’t want those who have to tell us all about it right before we read the book.

Pitagoras, los chinos, los humanistas del Renacimiento, los romanticos, imaginaron una y otra vez ese juego. I really struggled to finish this book.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. I like Herman Hesse. In honoring him in its Award Ceremony Speech, the Swedish Academy said that the novel “occupies a special position” in Hesse’s work.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Das Glasperlenspiel is the last full-length novel of the German author Hermann Hesse. And, if you honestly DID, enjoy it, for the love of god tell me why, without summarizing the book. Even his youthful writings, a strange little coda to his own life story, echo the pattern of fervent affirmation of the importance of a character—plainly himself in thin disguise, but now being described, just as fawningly, in his own voice—who goes on hermajn do nothing much.

This is repeated ceaselessly throughout, in narrative asides. It is entertaining, 2. English Choose a heese for shopping.

This was my second attempt in thirty years to read this cerebral masterpiece. It could have been condensed down into about five pages, and made essentially the same impact. The fragment breaks off as the young contemporary of Bach happens upon an organ recital in Stuttgart. I’m not sure why: Gave hetmann halfway through. Many characters in the novel have names that are allusive word games.

The central character is, abalorio we are repeatedly told, this overwhelmingly charismatic leader, but we’re only told this, it never comes out in Hesse’s portrait of him. Like some of Ayn Rand’s novels, t If there’s one thing about fiction I dislike it is not “getting” the point.

Characters I couldn’t care less about. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Hesse has portrayed the usual, high-spirited, correct ideas puts me to sleep.