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Le Cercle des lettres de l’alphabet Dā’irat al-aḥruf al-abjadiyya

Author: Cécile Bonmariage

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004321540

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 246

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L’ouvrage présente la première édition critique, traduction annotée et étude du Kitāb dā’irat al-aḥruf al-abjadiyya attribué à Hermès, texte de magie pratique basée sur la science des lettres (‘ilm al-ḥurūf). This book provides a critical edition and translation of the Kitāb dā’irat al-aḥruf al-abjadiyya, a treatise of practical letter magic attributed to Hermes, giving anyone interested in magical traditions a way to understand the intricacies of the science of letters (‘ilm al-ḥurūf).
The Letter and the Cosmos
Language: en
Pages: 218
Authors: Laurence de Looze
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

The Letter and the Cosmos is a sharp and entertaining examination of how languages, letterforms, orthography, and writing tools have reflected our hidden obsession with the alphabet,
Irony and Sound
Language: en
Pages: 434
Authors: Stephen Zank
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: University Rochester Press

An insightful and exquisitely written reconsideration of Ravel's modernity, his teaching, and his place in twentieth-century music and culture.
Alberto Giacometti
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Timothy Mathews
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-28 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Alberto Giacometti's attenuated figures of the human form are among the most significant artistic images of the twentieth century. Jean-Paul Sartre and Andre Breton are just two of the great thinkers whose thought has been nurtured by the graceful, harrowing work of Giacometti, which continues to resonate with artists, writers
The style of Nerval’s “Aurélia”
Language: en
Pages: 107
Authors: William Beauchamp
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-06-04 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

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Visions/revisions
Language: en
Pages: 330
Authors: Nigel Harkness, Society of Dix-Neuviémistes. Annual Conference
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Peter Lang

Selected from papers given at the first annual conference of the Society of Dix-Neuvièmistes, the nineteen essays in this volume contribute diversely towards a revision and a reconceptualisation of nineteenth-century France. Many adopt interdisciplinary methodologies attentive to the interplay between literature, history, art, popular and high culture, politics and science.