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    Month: July 2021


    Exclamation! Dreams, Visions and Mindscapes

    A free digital conference with presentations by Magic and Esotericism research group members Sarah Scaife and Dorka Tamas: In Panel 2: Fantasy & Imagination, introduced here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocPEhK-pKx0 Dorka T√°mas¬†‚ÄstSupernatural Vision in Sylvia Plath’s Bee Poems https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXcsGtoz2Zs Sarah Scaife¬†–¬†Dream as vision, dream as well https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_i10vnxNfU The whole conference is posted here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEB4vEetKBhS6GLX91a7a6g/videos @ExclamationAIJ


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    Sylvia Plath’s reimagination of the Grimms’ fairy tales in postwar American culture

    A new publication by Magic and Esotericism Research Group member Dorka Tam√°s https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/24692921.2021.1947081 This article discusses Sylvia Plath‚Äôs overlooked juvenilia poems and contextualizes them in postwar American culture. The fairy tales were significant cultural products during the 1950s, that also continue to define the culture today through Disney‚Äôs adaptations. Plath loved Grimms‚Äô tales; several of […]


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    Songdreaming for Albion (Songlines) 2021

    July 13th-17th About this event As long as there have been people on this land there has been song, and as long as we dwell upon this land a timeless, uniquely human melody will sound from the confluence of culture and contour. But what is that sound? From where did those lines of song and […]


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