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ADDENDUM: JUNE, 2013

ADDENDUM: JUNE, 2013


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EDGE OF THE CIRCLE BOOKS IS PROUD TO PRESENT THE FOLLOWING NEW TITLES:



ABRAXAS SPECIAL ISSUE 1Charming Intentions: Occultism, Magic and the History of Art
Edited by Daniel Zamani
4to (290mm x 232mm)
128 pages, richly illustrated in full colour
Standard Issue, List Price: $25.00
900 copies only: Sewn Paperback Edition  


FROM THE PUBLISHER:
Our first Special Issue of Abraxas Journal offers 128 large format pages of essays and art drawn from selected papers presented at the 2012 University of Cambridge Conference, Charming Intentions: Occultism, Magic and the History of Art. The entire issue is richly illustrated in full colour and includes many images published for the first time, including (in something of an exclusive) wonderful close-up studies of the Ripley Scrolls. Printed using state-of-the-art offset lithography to our usual high standard, this special issue of Abraxas is not to missed.



CONTENTS
Introduction
By Daniel Zamani

Impurity, Auspiciousness and Power: The Tantric Transformations of Lajja Gauri at Kamakhya
By Imma Ramos

A Printed Islamic Amulet
By Shandra E. Lamaute

Homo Signorum: Looking to God or Looking to the Stars? The Role of the Body in Medieval Christianity
By Monika Winiarczyk

Speculum Lapidum: Some Reflections on Sixteenth-Century Intaglios and Astral Magic       
By Liliana Leopardi

Open Secrets: Alchemical–Hermetic Imagery in the Ripley Scrolls        
By Alexandra Marraccini

Unseen Spirits? Occult Tradition in Italian Futurist Art and Theory
By Lisa Hanstein

The Magician Triumphant: Occultism and Political Resistance in Victor Brauner’s Le SurrĂ©aliste (1947)
By Daniel Zamani

The Magic of Time and Space: Occultism in the Films of Maya Deren   
By Judith Noble













HERE TO GO:
Art, Counter Culture and the Esoteric, 2012
Edited by Carl Abrahamsson
Edda Publishing, 2012

FROM THE PUBLISHER:
Here To Go 2012 is an anthology published together with the Here To Go: Art, Counter Culture and the Esoteric symposium in Trondheim, Norway. It contains texts and essays by all the speakers of the symposium: Carl Abrahamsson, Karen Nikgol, Kendell Geers, Gary Lachman, Andrew M McKenzie and Jesper Aagaard Petersen. In the book is also an additional text by Genesis Breyer P-Orridge. The themes are varied: Crowley on film, occulture, the cut ups, megapolisomancy, the magic of fact vs fiction, the scenography of no-mind, and many other things.

Published 2012. 80 pages in size A5 (148 x 210 mm) . 400 softbound copies , Standard edition: $32.95









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