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INVENTED FUTURES

As art, as nostalgia, as historical documents and as explorations of the idea of the future (an idea which, as time goes on, becomes more and more important to deal with), these rare images deserve to be seen, so that we can understand how and why we have diverged from these ’futures’.

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PASSWORD

Password. Remember children’s games? Or spy films? Or the whispers of code? Add in your computer log-in, bank pin, email. Encryption everywhere. Languages private and public. What’s locked? What’s the key? This latest verse collection by A. Robert Lee takes soundings.

camelia elias, cartomancy, magic

THE ORACLE TRAVELS LIGHT

This book depicts manifestations of folk magic, black magic, and practical magic as courage and everyday wisdom, and it demonstrates how reading cards can entice people to concrete magical action. This is also a book about principles of storytelling and lived mythology.

CAMELIA ELIAS, MARSEILLE TAROT

MARSEILLE TAROT

This book is about the art of reading the image, semiotics, and the poetics of cartomancy. Camelia Elias offers an introduction to the Marseille Tarot cards combined with readings of the cards in context. The basic idea is a demonstration of principles of storytelling in action.

freud, david gordon

FREUD: LITERARY PERSPECTIVES

Gordon’s nine essays explore the literary reception of Freud in various contexts. They study the connection of his psychoanalysis to the concepts of tragedy and comedy, literary criticism, the cognitive challenge, etc.

todd landmann, magiculum

THE MAGICULUM

This collection of essays has been written by magicians who really care about magic, but as it reveals no secrets it is appropriate for anyone, particularly for those interested in what magic means in the contemporary world.

kant, hong kong, gray kuchhar lindgren

KANT IN HONG KONG

In Kant in Hong Kong travel, philosophy, and the city weave through one another. The book brings Immanuel Kant into the swarming streets of the hypermodern city and carries everyday urban experience into the labyrinthine texts of Kant’s critical idealism.

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PILGRIMS TO ELSEWHERE

The essays and shorter pieces in this collection treat writers of the Beat Generation, together with certain of their allies and ancestors.

buddhism, theory

CRUEL THEORY

‘Cruel Theory | Sublime Practice’ consists of three parts. Each part addresses both theoretical and practical dimensions of Buddhism.

enrique enriquez

EN TEREX IT: ENCOUNTERS

In these 2 volumes Enrique gathers fresh voices and sharp tongues to speak of the art of Tarot as the art of living magically. Forty-seven tarot luminaries (readers, historians, philosophers, magicians, and scientists alike) gather here to offer unique perspectives on what we can think of as divination with bones, human bones.

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BLASTED HEAVEN

A collection of five daring, radical reconfigurations of ancient plays and myths by US playwright Caridad Svich, winner of a 2012 OBIE for Lifetime Achievement.

enrique enriquez

TAROLOGY

In Tarology Enrique Enriquez sees the Tarot de Marseille through the prism and science of pataphysics, the science of imaginary solutions.

maria kardaun

FIGHTING THE ANGEL

As the Biblical patriarch Jacob, after twenty years of exile, is about to cross the river that separates him from home, he gets into a nocturnal fight with a supernatural figure. The present study proposes a Jungian reading of this famous episode in Genesis.

CAMELIA ELIAS, LITERARY THEORY

THE WAY OF THE SIGN

This is a book about extraction, about reducing methods of inquiry to the bare bones. It guides students through 10 schools of theory and criticism. The focus is on ‘asking’ each theory to give its best in the simplest way, by making us see what is at stake and how we might respond to it.

camelia elias, federman frenzy

FEDERMAN FRENZY

Federman has given the editor, Camelia Elias, his permission “to use and abuse whatever you need and want from my work including my body.” She has not hesitated to do so. The result is a fascinating read.