Running bibliography

Book of the Dead of the Priest of Horus, Imhotep (Imuthes), ca. 332–200 BCE, Met
Detail, 'Book of the Dead' of the Priest of Horus, Imhotep (Imuthes), ca. 332–200 BCE, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Photo by the author.

When I cite a text in a “Magical Poetics” post, I’ll drop the citation here to keep up a “reading list” for the commentary series.


Header image: Book of the Dead of the Priest of Horus, Imhotep (Imuthes), ca. 332–200 BCE,
     Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

Frankfurter, David, ed. 2019. Guide to the Study of Ancient Magic. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill.

Prevallet, Kristin. Oral history interview with Robert Eric Shoemaker. September 18, 2021.

Frazer, James. 1979. The Golden Bough. New York: Macmillan.

Crowley, Aleister. 1929. Magick in Theory and Practice. New York: Castle Books.

Post #1

Conrad, CA. 2021. Amanda Paradise: Resurrect Extinct Vibration. Seattle: Wave Books.

Montgomery, James A. 1913. Aramaic Incantation Texts from Nippur. Philadelphia: Philadelphia
     University Museum.

Post #2

Trachtenberg, Joshua. Jewish Magic and Superstition: A Study in Folk Religion. Behrman’s Jewish Book House, 1939. 

Reines, Ariana. A Sand Book. Tin House, 2019.

Bergvall, Caroline. Drift. Nightboat, 2014.

O’Leary, Peter. Earth is Best. Cultural Society, 2019.

“ “. Phosphorescence of Thought. Cultural Society, 2013.

“ “. The Hidden Eyes of Things. Cultural Society, 2022.

Durling, Robert M., translator. The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri. Oxford UP, 2003.

*Another recent translation well worth mentioning is rendered by Mary Jo Bang.

Hopkins, Gerard Manley. The Major Works. Oxford UP, 1986.

H.D. Notes on Thought and Vision. City Lights, 1982.