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In Defense of Magic the Meaning and Use of Symbol and Rite (Paperback) Loot Price: R347
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In Defense of Magic the Meaning and Use of Symbol and Rite (Paperback): Catharine Cook Smith

In Defense of Magic the Meaning and Use of Symbol and Rite (Paperback)

Catharine Cook Smith

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1930. Magic and ritual are here considered from a new angle, not as folklore anthropology, superstition, or abnormal psychology, but as a perfectly natural means of human expression: an attempt to control and heighten the emotions which are to man as true and as necessary as the intellect. Contents: Irrational truth; Technique of the Magician; Primitive rites; The Grail. Mediaeval magician; Hindu ritual. Vedanta and Raja Yoga. Taoism.; Conversion. Keats and Tolstoi; Yeats. Modern magic; Behaviorism; Psychoanalysis; Education and magic; Theater; The ultimate symbol; Notes.

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Imprint: Kessinger Publishing Co
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Authors: Catharine Cook Smith
Dimensions: 191 x 235 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 160
ISBN-13: 978-1-162-57944-3
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts
Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Collections & anthologies of various literary forms
LSN: 1-162-57944-7
Barcode: 9781162579443

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