MIRROR OF THE MARVELOUS: The Surrealist Reimagining of Myth Book
Drawing on sacred and modern texts that share a quality of the marvelous, Mabille defines "the marvelous" as the point at which inner and outer realities are joined and the individual is simultaneously one with himself and with the world, thus recovering the true sense of the sacred. He cites a far-reaching range of texts, from the classic to the obscure.
He includes surrealist analyses of works from William Blake, Edgar Allen Poe, and William Shakespeare; legends and folktales from Egypt, India, and other cultures; classics from Ovid and Plato; Masonic ritual texts; Mesopotamia's Epic of Gilgamesh; the Popol-Vuh; Lewis Caroll's Alice through the Looking Glass; and Solomon's Song of Songs.
6X9 P/B, 320 pp., 5 B&W Illus.