Cartomancy and Tarot in Film

Author: Emily E. Auger

Publisher: Intellect Books


Category: Art

Page: 400

View: 405

In the first book-length study of Tarot cards on the silver screen, Emily E. Auger contextualizes cartomancy – the practice of fortune telling via playing cards – and dives deep into its invention and promulgation in film. After providing an introduction to divination and cartomancy, Auger offers detailed descriptions and analyses of the roles that cartomancy and Tarot cards play in films. The book features a filmography including nearly two hundred films, detailing their relationships to cartomancy. As Tarot communities continue to grow worldwide, Cartomancy and Tarot in Film will be of increasing interest to scholars of esoteric studies, film, folklore, playing cards, popular culture, and religion, as well as diviners the world over.

A Filmography of Cartomancy and Tarot 1940-2010

Author: Emily E. Auger

Publisher: Valleyhome Books



Page: 412

View: 533

ISBN 978-1-987919-07-3. 410 pages. Includes entries for 199 films, b/w illus. from over 30 cartomancy decks, and an index of cross-references between films. A Filmography of Cartomancy and Tarot 1940-2010 is a companion to Cartomancy and Tarot in Film 194
Curiosities and wonders

The Gale Encyclopedia of the Unusual and Unexplained

Author: Brad Steiger



Category: Curiosities and wonders

Page: 335

View: 546

Responding to the surging interest among students for information on topics relating to magic, witchcraft, the supernatural and other mysterious phenomena, Gale presents this in-depth, comprehensive 3-vol. set. Information is arranged in an objective manner, presenting varying viewpoints when appropriate, and is written at a level that younger students and researchers can understand. Chapters offer a thorough look at the history of each topic and cover the people and practices, as well as popular literature, television programs and movies, related to the subject. Other features include: Approximately 300 photos and illustrations "Making the Connection," a detailed glossary "Delving Deeper," a helpful further readings section Cumulative index Sidebars highlighting unusual facts, features, and people, as well as related books, films, Web sites, and other sources of relevant information

Bluff Your Way in Astrology & Fortune Telling

Author: Alexander C. Rae

Publisher: Ravette Pub Limited


Category: Humor

Page: 64

View: 957

In most areas bluffing is an easy way out -- a method of artificially appearing knowledgeable. In fortune telling it is a way of life.
Body, Mind & Spirit

The Ultimate Guide to the Thoth Tarot

Author: Johannes Fiebig

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide


Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 216

View: 576

Discover everything you ever wanted to know about the Thoth Tarot with this incredibly detailed and illustrated guide. The Ultimate Guide to the Thoth Tarot presents the ten most important symbols on every card in the deck complete with hundreds of color illustrations for easy use. In addition to an explanation of the symbols, each card is given a brief interpretation by topic: Primary meaning Prediction or tendency Spiritual meaning Relationship meaning Daily meaning Success and happiness meaning Writing in a convenient format designed for simple reference, tarot experts Johannes Fiebig and Evelin Bürger also provide facts, hints, and lore to improve your reading skills right away. With this remarkable guide, you'll also uncover the top ten most important: Interpretations for each suit Ways of using a single card Spread layout techniques Tips and rules for interpretation And more
Body, Mind & Spirit

The Encyclopedia of the Paranormal

Author: Gordon Stein



Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 859

View: 165

Articles deal with parapsychology, the Bermuda Triangle, near-death experiences, ghost, haunted houses, and more
Literary Criticism

Chance and the Eighteenth-Century Novel

Author: Jesse Molesworth

Publisher: Cambridge University Press


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 275

View: 905

A study of the relationship between realism, probability and chance in eighteenth-century fiction.

Uncle John's Greatest Know on Earth Bathroom Reader

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute

Publisher: Simon and Schuster


Category: Humor

Page: 416

View: 907

Uncle John is back with another spectacular show—and it’s right here in front of you! Uncle John’s Greatest Know on Earth Bathroom Reader is bursting with the latest oohs and aahs from the worlds of pop culture, history, sports, and politics. Dazzling facts, jaw-dropping blunders, and astounding lists of trivia will make your visits to the throne room more entertaining than ever. Articles range in length from a single page to extended page-turners, so there’s always something to suit your needs. With Uncle John as the ringmaster for the 33rd straight edition, this Bathroom Reader is sure to be a crowd-pleaser!
Body, Mind & Spirit

The Encyclopedia of Tarot

Author: Stuart R. Kaplan

Publisher: U S Games Systems


Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 387

View: 110

Provides information on every important theory and interpretation and every recognized deck, illustrating and commenting on the symbolism of the early Tarocchi decks and the major later decks.

The Tarot

Author: Richard Cavendish

Publisher: Michael Joseph


Category: Tarot

Page: 191

View: 355

Card games

A History of Card Games

Author: David Parlett

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


Category: Card games

Page: 361

View: 867

An historical guide to the card games of Europe and America. It surveys how the games originated and developed, and the rituals and etiquette which surround them.