Tag Archives: Persephone

Dia De Los Muertos

November 1, 2017 Dia De Los Muertos Dia De Los Muertos or Day of the Dead is a Mexican Holiday celebrated around Halloween. In the 1960s the Mexican government had the Aztec festival declared a National Holiday.  In the Aztec … Continue reading

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From Beast to Blonde

From Beast To Blonde: On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers Mariana Warner, 1994 This is an entrancing, multi-layered and as wittily subversive as fairy tales themselves, this beautifully illustrated work explores and illuminates the unfolding history of famous fairy tales … Continue reading

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Blake and Tradition

Blake and Tradition Kathleen Raine, 1962 Part 1: The Northern Sun: Visions of a Sage:  The Swedenborgian Songs and Jacob Boehme and Tiriel Part 2: The Myth of the Soul:  The Sea of Time and Space, Thel and The Myth … Continue reading

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Dracula: The Vampire and The Critics

Dracula: The Vampire and Critics Edited by Margaret L Carter, 1988 Themes of Racial Purity and the Terror over Race are in Dracula. There is the subtext Darwinian struggle of Global Politics in Dracula.  Britain had imperial opposition during Stoker’s … Continue reading

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Dreaming The Dark

Dreaming The Dark Dreaming The Dark: Magic, Sex and Politics by Starhawk came out in 1982.  I didn’t read it until the reprint came out in 1997.  Starhawk wrote the book when Regan was elected and we were on the … Continue reading

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Dancing in The Flames

Dancing In the Flames   Dancing in the Flames: the Dark Goddess in the Transformation of Consciousness by Marion Woodman and Elinor Dickson came out in 1996.  It asks who is the Goddess?  It is Eve, Lilith, Madonna or Mother … Continue reading

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Dark Nights Of The Soul

Dark Night of the Soul The Dark Night of the Soul by Thomas Moore came out in 2004.  It is based upon the ideas of St John of the Cross who was a Spanish Mystic and Poet.  His approach, as … Continue reading

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