The Glass Bead Game - Chapter 11, The Circular Letter Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11, The Circular Letter Summary

Even though Knecht and Tegularius spend a considerable amount of time working on the document, Knecht does not have much faith in its success. After Tegularius becomes too involved in the assignment and spends so much time on a petition that Knecht no longer believes in, he cannot withdraw and just resign. He thanks Tegularius when he presents the manuscript to him and has him read it aloud to him every day for a half hour in the garden. Knecht writes his own letter to the Board, and the text is presented in the chapter along with the Board's response. "We are approaching the end of our tale. As we have already indicated, our knowledge of the end is fragmentary, rather more in the nature of a legend than of a historical narrative. We shall have to...

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