By Patrick Dunn
From the sigils of chaos magic to the numerical code of Qabalah, all magical practices function in an online of symbols and language. but teachers seldom learn the function that semiotics and linguistics play within the unfolding of magical works.
In the follow-up to his debut Postmodern Magic, Patrick Dunn returns once more to the theoretical realm of the signal, the signified, and the changeable perceptions of a slippery truth. highbrow and aggressively glossy, his language-driven viewpoint on magic touches on all components voiced and written, from conversing in tongues and growing mantras to composing Enochian spells and dealing with gematria. A hefty appendix contains workouts that placed Dunn's theories to paintings, in addition to the 1st released dictionary of English alphabet numerology.
Highly literate and hugely readable, Magic, strength, Language, Symbol will tickle the minds of theory-thirsty lecturers and pro mages alike, in addition to a person else desirous to study the manufacture of meaning.
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Magic, Power, Language, Symbol: A Magician's Exploration of Linguistics by Patrick Dunn