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By Gary Lachman

ISBN-10: 1560256567

ISBN-13: 9781560256564

The occult was once a vital impression at the Renaissance, and it obsessed the preferred thinkers of the day. yet with the Age of cause, occultism used to be sidelined; in basic terms charlatans chanced on any use for it. Occult rules didn't disappear, even though, yet relatively went underground. It built right into a fruitful resource of proposal for lots of vital artists. Works of brilliance, occasionally even of genius, have been produced less than its impact. In a gloomy Muse, Lachman discusses the Enlightenment obsession with occult politics, the Romantic explosion, the futuristic occultism of the fin de siècle, and the deep occult roots of the modernist flow. many of the writers and thinkers featured during this hidden heritage of western notion and sensibility are Emanuel Swedenborg, Charles Baudelaire, J. okay. Huysmans, August Strindberg, William Blake, Goethe, Madame Blavatsky, H. G. Wells, Edgar Allan Poe, and Malcolm Lowry.

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