Lure of the Arcane



Fascination with the arcane is a driving force in this comprehensive survey of conspiracy fiction Theodore Ziolkowski traces the evolution of cults, orders, lodges, secret societies, and conspiracies through various literary manifestations drama, romance, epic, novel, opera down to the thrillers of the twenty first centuryLure of the Arcane considers Euripides sBacchae, Andreae s Chymical Wedding, Mozart s The Magic Flute, and Eco s Foucault s Pendulum, among other seminal works Mimicking the genre s quest driven narrative arc, the reader searches for the significance of conspiracy fiction and is rewarded with the author s cogent reflections in the final chapter After much investigation, Ziolkowski reinforces Umberto Eco s notion that the most powerful secret, the magnetic center of conspiracy fiction, is in fact a secret without content New Read [ Lure of the Arcane ] author [ Theodore Ziolkowski ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – e17streets4all.co.ukLure of the Arcane

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New Read [ Lure of the Arcane  ] Author [ Theodore Ziolkowski ]  For Kindle ePUB or eBook – e17streets4all.co.uk
  • Kindle Edition
  • 245 pages
  • Lure of the Arcane
  • Theodore Ziolkowski
  • English
  • 19 November 2017

10 thoughts on “Lure of the Arcane

  1. says:

    This overview of cult conspiracy literature from the ancient Greeks to 2009 fills in some gaps in American scholarship in this area, but also has its problems Here s what I think Ziolkowski does right he gives prominence to the German bundroman, an area that a lot of literary scholars in America likely know little or nothing ...

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