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Conscientisation in Castalia: A Freirean Reading of Hermann Hesse's The Glass Bead Game
(University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development, 2007)
This paper considers Hermann Hesse’s novel, The Glass Bead Game, in the light of Paulo Freire’s educational philosophy. The Glass Bead Game is set in Castalia, a “pedagogical province” of the 23rd century. It is argued ...
Life, Death and Transformation: Education and Incompleteness in Hermann Hesse's The Glass Bead Game
(University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Leadership, 2008)
At the end of the main part of Hermann Hesse's classic novel, The Glass Bead Game, the central character, Joseph Knecht, dies suddenly. In this article, I consider the educational significance of Hesse's portrayal of ...