An Introduction to Western Esotericism: Essays in the Hidden Meaning of Literature, Groups, and Games

An Introduction to Western Esotericism: Essays in the Hidden Meaning of Literature, Groups, and Games

By: Nadya Q. Chishty-Mujahid (author), David A. Grandy (foreword_author)Hardback

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Dr. Chishty-Mujahid is also the author of Character Development in Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene (The Edwin Mellen Press: 2006).

Contents

Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. "A Vague Feeling of Fascination": Western Esotericism and introductory-level scholarship; 2. The Legacy of Jean-Paul Corsetti: Western Esotericism and the Eurydice of lost scholarship; 3. Antoine Faivre to the Dark Tower Came: Robert Browning's Childe Roland as examined by means of a Western Esotericist paradigm; 4. Versluis and Faivre Play Cupid: Creatively esoteric aspects of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet; 5. The Epsilon-Sigma Caduceus: The Mantegna tarocchi as a book of ritual for Kappa Sigma; 6. The Sola-Busca Sundial: A Renaissance tarot deck as a mutus liber of ritualistic initiation; Bibliography; Index.

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  • publication date: 30/06/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780773450196
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9780773450196
  • ISBN10: 077345019X

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