The Glass Bead Game Characters

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Joseph Knecht

Joseph Knecht is the main character and narrator of the book. He is also knows as the Ludi Magister Josephus III, which is what he is known as in the Archives of the Glass Bead Game. Knecht is gifted in music and is summoned to meet the Music Master one day at his school. The meeting earns him a spot on the list of those deemed worthy of admission to an elite school. Knecht attends and graduates from Eschholz and then is sent to Waldzell. This is the school that he wanted because its students excel in the Glass Bead Game and it is located in the center of the Glass Bead district. Knecht passes through his years of study and arrives at the point where he has several years of free study. He can study anything he wants for however long he wants. When he settles...

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