The Glass Bead Game - Chapter 12, The Legend Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 12, The Legend Summary

This chapter is concerned with the disappearance and death of the Magister Ludi. After receiving the letter from the Order refusing his request for reassignment, Knecht goes to meditate in his garden. There is an hour before classes begin, and he is remembering some of poetry. Knecht tells his deputy that he will be going away for an indefinite period of time and leaves him with brief instructions of what to do. Tegularius would not be informed of his plans.

Knecht visits Tegularius and finds out that the poetry that he has been reciting is his own from his student days. They discuss the poem and its relationship to music. Knecht spends the rest of the evening strolling through Waldzell and its grounds. When he goes home, he writes a letter to Designori, telling him that he would be...

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