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The Resource Magia sexualis : sex, magic, and liberation in modern Western esotericism, Hugh B. Urban

Magia sexualis : sex, magic, and liberation in modern Western esotericism, Hugh B. Urban

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Magia sexualis : sex, magic, and liberation in modern Western esotericism
Title
Magia sexualis
Title remainder
sex, magic, and liberation in modern Western esotericism
Statement of responsibility
Hugh B. Urban
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sexuality and the occult arts have long been associated in the western imagination, but it was not until the nineteenth century that a large and sophisticated body of literature on sexual magic-the use of sex as a source of magical power-emerged. This book, the first history of western sexual magic as a modern spiritual tradition, places these practices in the context of the larger discourse surrounding sexuality in American and European society over the last 150 years to discover how sexual magic was transformed from a terrifying medieval nightmare of heresy and social subversion into a moder
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Urban, Hugh B
Dewey number
133.4/309
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF1623.S4
LC item number
U73 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sex
  • Magic
  • Liberty
  • BODY, MIND & SPIRIT
  • BODY, MIND & SPIRIT
  • RELIGION
  • Magic
  • Sex
  • Western countries
Label
Magia sexualis : sex, magic, and liberation in modern Western esotericism, Hugh B. Urban
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-329) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : sex magic, modernity, and the search for liberation -- The recurring nightmare, the elusive secret : historical and imaginary roots of sex magic in the Western tradition -- Sex power is God power : Paschal Beverly Randolph and the birth of sex magic in Victorian America -- The yoga of sex : Tantra, Kama sutra, and other exotic imports from the mysterious Orient -- The beast with two backs : Aleister Crowley and sex magick in late Victorian England -- The yoga of power : sex magic, Tantra, and fascism in twentieth-century Europe -- The Goddess and the great rite : sex magic and feminism in the neo-pagan revival -- The age of Satan : satanic sex and the Black Mass, from fantasy to reality -- Sexual chaos : chaos magic, cybersex, and religion for a postmodern age -- Conclusion : the lessons of King Lamus : religion, sexuality, and liberation in a "post-orgy" world
Control code
574146037
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 336 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520932883
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt37gh
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)574146037
Label
Magia sexualis : sex, magic, and liberation in modern Western esotericism, Hugh B. Urban
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-329) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : sex magic, modernity, and the search for liberation -- The recurring nightmare, the elusive secret : historical and imaginary roots of sex magic in the Western tradition -- Sex power is God power : Paschal Beverly Randolph and the birth of sex magic in Victorian America -- The yoga of sex : Tantra, Kama sutra, and other exotic imports from the mysterious Orient -- The beast with two backs : Aleister Crowley and sex magick in late Victorian England -- The yoga of power : sex magic, Tantra, and fascism in twentieth-century Europe -- The Goddess and the great rite : sex magic and feminism in the neo-pagan revival -- The age of Satan : satanic sex and the Black Mass, from fantasy to reality -- Sexual chaos : chaos magic, cybersex, and religion for a postmodern age -- Conclusion : the lessons of King Lamus : religion, sexuality, and liberation in a "post-orgy" world
Control code
574146037
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 336 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520932883
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttt37gh
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)574146037

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