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Sorry for the booboo, Beliot, below, should be Eliot.
P.

P <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>A very significant review of TSOTGD is Ellic Howe's THE MAGICIANS OF THE GOLDEN DAWN. I found it very helpful,
>very well documented. Nothing on Beloit, nothing on Williams who was only a minor member. Lots about the tarot.
>P.
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>P <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>For a virtually contemporary take,
>one could look at Chas. Williams' THE GREATER TRUMPS. Williams, like Yeats, Crowley, &c. belonged to the Society of the Golden Dawn which carried a lot of cultural weight at a time when the occult was very influential.
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>Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>The Tarot Fortune in The Waste Land
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>Betsey B. Creekmore
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>ELH
>Vol. 49, No. 4 (Winter, 1982), pp. 908-928
>Published by: The Johns Hopkins University Press
>Article Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2872904 
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>"[T]he Tarot fortune is more than incidental to the meaning and movement of The Waste Land. ... "[I]ndividual reflection" provides meaning for the cards, since "the pictures are like doors which open into unexpected chambers or like a turn in the open road with a wide prospect beyond."
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>http://www.jstor.org/discover/10.2307/2872904?uid=3739728&uid=2129&uid=2&uid=70&uid=4&uid=3739256&sid=21102562641427
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>looking afresh
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>CR
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>From: Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]>
>To: [log in to unmask] 
>Sent: Saturday, August 17, 2013 8:31 PM
>Subject: "and here the Wheel"
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>Could the list throw light on the various ramifications of the symbol of wheel in TWL?
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>I had one in mind but of that later, after I hear from you.
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>Regards,
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>  CR 
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