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Introduction

Luciano Chessa

in Luigi Russolo, Futurist: Noise, Visual Arts, and the Occult

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270633
eISBN:
9780520951563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270633.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This introductory chapter sets out the book's main premise, that the theosophical phase of Russolo's late period—what is often considered his regressive change of direction—was linked to his longtime ... More


Spotlight on Russolo

Luciano Chessa

in Luigi Russolo, Futurist: Noise, Visual Arts, and the Occult

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780520270633
eISBN:
9780520951563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270633.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter focuses on the occultist themes in Russolo's paintings. An overview of these works is useful not only because this is a vast body of work with considerable artistic merit, but because ... More


For Youths and Simpletons: The Folly of Elite Astrology

Michael A. Ryan

in A Kingdom of Stargazers: Astrology and Authority in the Late Medieval Crown of Aragon

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449840
eISBN:
9780801463150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449840.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter investigates the criticism of astrology and the occult arts in elite medieval venues—in particular, the university and the royal court. Critics of the occult arts have long railed ... More


Aleister Crowley and Western Esotericism

Henrik Bogdan and Martin P. Starr (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199863075
eISBN:
9780199979974
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199863075.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book offers an examination of one of the twentieth century's most distinctive occult iconoclasts. Aleister Crowley (1875–1947) was a study in contradictions. He was born into a Fundamentalist ... More


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