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Elemental Thesis: Unbound By M. S. Lagares
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Today is a special day for Makenna Circe Thesis, and she has decided to go all out. Now that Mack has turned eighteen, she’s determined to show everyone—including her overprotective... More > mother, Cybele—that she is no longer a tomboy and child. But a night that was supposed to be the best celebration ever turns into a nightmare that breaks her heart and tears Mack’s family apart. The powers that have been dormant in her and her siblings since they were babies have manifested themselves. The four must now prepare for a life they could not have imagined. They are the Elementals, and the future of the universe resides with them. But they are not alone, and Mack finds herself drawn to a man who could destroy them all before they even have a chance to fight. The first in the Elemental Thesis series, this fantasy novel follows four special children who are destined for more than they ever dreamed of.< Less
Ormolu Chandelier & Walking Stick By DESMOND KON
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This second outing under the JayJay Jouissance Series, “Ormolu Chandelier and Walking Stick” is a conceptualist novella by Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé. The JayJay Jouissance Series... More > is composed of several conceptualist novellas, each taking on an image from an episode in Joyce’s Ulysses for its title. This installment takes its image from “Circe”. For Jacques Lacan, “jouissance” is not mere “enjoyment”, but rather “painful pleasure”. JayJay is “the funny and lovable person in the room everyone can’t help but adore”. Its initialized form “JJ” means “Just Joking”. It is also a pseudonym for the modernist writer James Joyce. This book has its text written on texture, the visual or implied texture of one empty page after another. It is an invitation to fill in the blanks.< Less
John William Waterhouse: Drawings By Daniel Coenn
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John William Waterhouse was a painter of classical, historical, and literary subjects. His early works were of classical themes in the spirit of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema and Frederic Leighton. In the... More > late 1870s and the 1880s, Waterhouse made several trips to Italy, where he painted genre scenes. The latter painting reveals Waterhouse's growing interest in themes associated with the Pre-Raphaelites, particularly tragic or powerful femmes fatales (Circe Invidiosa, Cleopatra, La Belle Dame Sans Merci and several versions of Lamia), as well as plein-air painting. In 1885 Waterhouse was elected an associate of the Royal Academy and a full member in 1895. In the 1890s he began to exhibit portraits. Despite suffering from increasing ill-health during the final decade of his life, Waterhouse continued painting until his death from cancer in 1917.< Less
Entering the Chain of Union By Timothy Hogan
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Entering the Chain of Union explores different esoteric, spiritual, and initiatic traditions from around the world and illustrates how they share similar doctrines and rituals. This book is a first... More > hand account by a western initiate as he examines traditions as diverse as Gnosticism, Hermeticism, Sufi, Druze, Taoist and Tibetan alchemical doctrines, Egyptian mysteries, Mayan traditions, and an exploration of many sacred monuments from around the world. It is also a first hand account of his meeting with spiritual leaders of different traditions, including Harun Yahya. This book will be particularly interesting to anyone with a background in Templarism, Freemasonry, Rosicrucianism, or Martinism. Timothy Hogan is the Grand Master of the Knights Templar (Ordre Souverain du Temple Initiatique lineage), and he currently runs CIRCES International. He speaks regularly around the world on the western mystery tradition. This book follows some of his travels as he attempts to do The Great Work.< Less
Entering the Chain of Union By Timothy Hogan
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Entering the Chain of Union explores different esoteric, spiritual, and initiatic traditions from around the world and illustrates how they share similar doctrines and rituals. This book is a first... More > hand account by a western initiate as he examines traditions as diverse as Gnosticism, Hermeticism, Sufi, Druze, Taoist and Tibetan alchemical doctrines, Egyptian mysteries, Mayan traditions, and an exploration of many sacred monuments from around the world. It is also a first hand account of his meeting with spiritual leaders of different traditions, including Harun Yahya. This book will be particularly interesting to anyone with a background in Templarism, Freemasonry, Rosicrucianism, or Martinism. Timothy Hogan is the Grand Master of the Knights Templar (Ordre Souverain du Temple Initiatique lineage), and he currently runs CIRCES International. He speaks regularly around the world on the western mystery tradition. This book follows some of his travels as he attempts to do The Great Work.< Less
The Morals (Moralia) By Plutarch
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The Moralia include On the Fortune or the Virtue of Alexander the Great—an important adjunct to his Life of the great general—On the Worship of Isis and Osiris (a crucial source of... More > information on Egyptian religious rites), and On the Malice of Herodotus (which may, like the orations on Alexander's accomplishments, have been a rhetorical exercise), in which Plutarch criticizes what he sees as systematic bias in the Father of History's work; along with more philosophical treatises, such as On the Decline of the Oracles, On the Delays of the Divine Vengeance, On Peace of Mind and lighter fare, such as Odysseus and Gryllus, a humorous dialog between Homer's Odysseus and one of Circe's enchanted pigs. The Moralia were composed first, while writing the Lives occupied much of the last two decades of Plutarch's own life.< Less
The Ink from My Skin By Maryam Yoon
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The poems in 'The Ink from My Skin' explore states of mental and emotional unravelling by utilizing the narrative imagery of romanticism. Examining themes of loss and desire, these poems go in search... More > of eventual self acceptance, and the ability to place one's hope in another. Reflections by Maryam Yoon I am in the mood for disappearing I find myself transfixed in underground glass I am Circe in the dark, or Echo in a chamber Evaporating into heat waves above hot asphalt Emptying reflections into the eyes of the one who sits next to me We become transparent We become our own twin witnesses Camelot, Lancelot,— Shallot Real, hollow, and whole We are imperfect imprints pressed into the past We are a joint burial, and the dirt in my eyes tells me that you are trying to bury me first. You are undertaking this with skill And I am discovering the truth This is not water This is empty space where eyes meet.< Less
A Wonder Book and Tanglewood Tales for Girls and Boys (Illustrated) By Nathaniel Hawthorne et al.
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A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys is a children's book written by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne in which he rewrites myths from Greek mythology. It was followed by a sequel, Tanglewood Tales for... More > Boys and Girls. The stories are all stories within a story, the frame story being that a Williams College student, Eustace Bright, is telling these tales to a group of children at Tanglewood, an estate in Lenox, Massachusetts, where Hawthorne lived for a time. A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys covers the myths of The Gorgon's Head The Golden Touch The Paradise of Children The Three Golden Apples The Miraculous Pitcher The Chimæra Tanglewood Tales for Boys and Girls includes the myths of: The Minotaur The Pygmies The Dragon's Teeth "Circe's Palace The Pomegranate Seed The Golden Fleece< Less
L'asino By Niccolò Machiavelli
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“Io ho letto ad questi dì Orlando Furioso dello Ariosto, et veramente el poema è bello tucto, et in di molti luoghi è mirabile. Se si truova costì, raccomandatemi ad... More > lui, et ditegli che io mi dolgo solo che, havendo ricordato tanti poeti, che m'habbi lasciato indreto come un cazo, et ch'egli ha facto ad me quello in sul suo Orlando, che io non farò a lui in sul mio Asino”. Con queste poche parole in una lettera datata 17 dicembre 1517 Niccolò Machiavelli anticipa la composizione dell'Asino, un curioso poemetto in otto capitoli in cui si mescolano l'Odissea e la Divina Commedia, che rimane la prova letteraria più difficile da collocare nella sua produzione, e forse per questo da sempre trascurata dalla critica. Dopo essersi perso in una selva oscura di dantesca memoria, il narratore viene condotto da una ninfa ad incontrare vari uomini trasformati da Circe in animali, ma che, con sorpresa del protagonista, non desiderano tornare alla propria condizione originaria.< Less
L'asino By Niccolò Machiavelli
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“Io ho letto ad questi dì Orlando Furioso dello Ariosto, et veramente el poema è bello tucto, et in di molti luoghi è mirabile. Se si truova costì, raccomandatemi ad... More > lui, et ditegli che io mi dolgo solo che, havendo ricordato tanti poeti, che m'habbi lasciato indreto come un cazo, et ch'egli ha facto ad me quello in sul suo Orlando, che io non farò a lui in sul mio Asino”. Con queste poche parole in una lettera datata 17 dicembre 1517 Niccolò Machiavelli anticipa la composizione dell'Asino, un curioso poemetto in otto capitoli in cui si mescolano l'Odissea e la Divina Commedia, che rimane la prova letteraria più difficile da collocare nella sua produzione, e forse per questo da sempre trascurata dalla critica. Dopo essersi perso in una selva oscura di dantesca memoria, il narratore viene condotto da una ninfa ad incontrare vari uomini trasformati da Circe in animali, ma che, con sorpresa del protagonista, non desiderano tornare alla propria condizione originaria. A cura di Daniele Lucchini.< Less

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