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Lure of the Arcane

The Literature of Cult and Conspiracy

Lure of the Arcane( )
Author: Ziolkowski, Theodore
ISBN:978-1-4214-0958-0
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $42.95
Book Description:

Fascination with the arcane is a driving force in this comprehensive survey of conspiracy fiction. Theodore Ziolkowski traces the evolution of cults, orders, lodges, secret societies, and conspiracies through various literary manifestations--drama, romance, epic, novel, opera--down to the thrillers of the twenty-first century.

Lure of the Arcane considers Euripides's Bacchae, Andreae's Chymical Wedding, Mozart's The Magic Flute, and Eco's...
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Pages:248
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.84 Inches
Book Weight:1.05 Pounds

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