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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 ...
The Dream of a Journey to the East: Mystery, Ritual and Education in Hermann Hesse's Penultimate Novel
(University of Canterbury. School of Educational Studies and Human Development, 2008)
The Journey to the East is Hermann Hesse’s most deeply personal book. This enigmatic novel, with its deceptively simple narrative structure, lends itself well to multiple interpretations. To date, however, little attention ...