Post Reply 
 
Thread Rating:
  • 0 Votes - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Party for 'Aleister Crowley: Early Poetic Works'
03-10-2019, 06:15 AM
Post: #1
Party for 'Aleister Crowley: Early Poetic Works'
Aleister Crowley's birthday is the occasion of the launch of this new press, and of its first title, Aleister Crowley: Early Poetic Works. Join us for the occasion, with readings, drinks, a party, and a celebration of forbidden love. Crowley’s years as a Cambridge undergraduate (1895 –1898) were a time when published an incredible amount of verse: this poetry, firmly planted within the vogue of the day, tells the tale of his doomed love affair with actor and female impersonator Jerome Pollitt and of his first steps towards occult sciences.
In this anthology, we see strongly the two themes of homosexual love and spiritual yearning. In these verses, the reader will find many facets of the young Crowley: echoes of Oscar Wilde, the tortured homosexual lover; W.B. Yeats, the seeker of spiritual truths; Arthur Symons, the prurient Decadent poet; and A.C. Swinburne, the searcher of masochistic adventures and forbidden pleasures."
This is the first title of Kamuret Press. Edited, annotated & introduced by Christian Giudice. The cover art by Cristina Francov and the foreword by Henrik Bogdan

https://www.treadwells-london.com/events...etic-works
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
Post Reply 


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread: Author Replies: Views: Last Post
  Aleister Crowley’s Cursed Loch Ness Home to Reopen as a Sex Magick Retreat Mediums Now 3 226 05-08-2019 10:41 AM
Last Post: dormammu
  Meeting Aleister Crowley and his Magick mecheeta 0 200 13-04-2019 11:13 AM
Last Post: mecheeta
  Gary Lachman on Aleister Crowley Part 1 mecheeta 0 475 15-12-2018 05:42 PM
Last Post: mecheeta
  Meeting Aleister Crowley and his Magick mecheeta 0 459 17-10-2018 05:44 PM
Last Post: mecheeta
  Aleister Crowley and Magick with Gary Lachman drstrange 0 603 19-04-2018 10:40 AM
Last Post: drstrange
  Meeting Aleister Crowley and his Magick mecheeta 0 700 06-06-2017 12:42 PM
Last Post: mecheeta

Forum Jump:


User(s) browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)