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April 24 , 2009

Tarot in Culture

Volume One


Tarot in Culture is a well-illustrated (260 illus.) two-volume multi-author anthology of papers on Tarot. This ebook is Volume One (91 illus.) Contributions to Volumes One and Two range from original, in-depth, thoroughly documented studies of Tarot history, art, and literature to artists' statements and other primary source documents. Tarot in Culture is both accessible to the Tarot student and of interest to scholars of other fields, including historians and theorists of art, esotericism, literature, the occult, and popular culture and genres.

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Volume One ISBN ebook: 9780993694400

Volume Two ISBN ebook: 978-0-9936944-5-5

Print copies will be available July 2014.

Table of Contents

List of Figures, Tables, and Charts

Foreword by Rachel Pollack


Introduction by Emily E. Auger

Volume One

Part I: History and Innovation

  • "The Double Contribution of Tarot to Popular Culture" by Michael Dummett
  • "Iconography and Allegory in Fifteenth to Seventeenth-Century Trumps" by Robert Place
  • "Tarot and Egyptomania" by Helen S. Farley
  • "The Golden Dawn and Cabbalistic Tarot: Broken Trees of Life and Blood" by June Leavitt
  • "The Crowley-Harris Thoth Tarot: Collaboration and Innovation" by Richard Kaczynski
  • "Tarot Guide Books as a Literary Genre: Narratives of Destiny" by Paul Mountfort
  • "The Heterotopian Tarot as Genre with an Analysis of The William Blake Tarot" by Emily E. Auger
  • "Tarot on the Threshold: Liminality and Illegitimate Knowledge" by Marcus Katz
  • "Tarot Timeline 1750 to 1980" by Mary K. Greer

Volume Two [not included in this ebook]

Part II: Tarot in the Arts

  • "Tarot as 'Secret Tradition' in T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land: 'These fragments I have shored against my ruins'" by Catherine Waitinas
  • "The Greater Trumps: Charles Williams and the Metaphysics of Otherness" by Joyce Goggin
  • The Infinite Grail-Quest of Samuel R. Delany’s Nova: Romance, Science Fiction, and the (Post-) Modern Tarot by Brian Johnson
  • "Harry Potter and Tarot: Divining the Half-Blood Prince" by Leslie Stratyner

Part III: The Art of Tarot

  • "The Tower and the Devil in the Visconti-Sforza Deck: Lost or Absent?" by Helen S. Farley
  • "Speculations on Cathar Imagery in Tarot" by Christine Parkhurst
  • "An Iconographic History of the Lovers Card" by Mary K. Greer
  • "Modern, Antimodern, and Postmodern Feminism in Tarot: Women Living in a House of Cards" by Casey J. Rudkin
  • "Modern Views of Ancient Goddess in Tarot" by Jeana Jorgensen
  • "Tenniel Transformed in the Wonderland Tarot" by Emily E. Auger

Part IV: Special Topics and Primary Sources

  • "The Game of Tarot in Provence, 1971–1973 by Christine Parkhurst
  • "The Facsimile Italian Renaissance Woodcut Tarocchi" by Robert Place
  • "The William Blake Tarot of the Creative Imagination: Old Symbols for a New Age" by Ed Buryn
  • "Ancestral Path Tarot, Blue Moon Tarot, and Maat Tarot" by Julie Cuccia-Watts
  • "Creating the 'Pirate Tarot of the Mystic Bootye'" by Bruce Hersch
  • "Becoming a Tarot Diviner: From The Esoteric Scene, Cultic Milieu, and Occult Tarot (1992)" by Danny Jorgensen
  • "The Use of Tarot with Other Folk Arts: Insights from My Journey Across Cultures" by Batya Susan Weinbaum
  • "Identity and the Creative Process Inspired by Tarot with Poetry by the Poet" by Tabitha Dial
  • "Using Tarot to Foster Visual and Written Composition: Seeing the Future of Communication" by Casey J. Rudkin
  • "Reflections on Tarot, Money Exchange Rituals, and Identity Construction in a New Age Bookstore" by Carol S. Matthews
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