White Stains

White Stains Limited Edition of copiesEdited with an introduction by William Breeze Illustrated with six color plates by Fredrik S derberg English poet magician Aleister Crowley published White Stains in

  • Title: White Stains
  • Author: Aleister Crowley John Addington Symonds
  • ISBN: 9780715606803
  • Page: 348
  • Format: Unknown Binding
  • Limited Edition of 418 copiesEdited, with an introduction, by William Breeze Illustrated with six color plates by Fredrik S derberg.English poet magician Aleister Crowley published White Stains in 1898, an era of intense creativity for the budding magus to be.The original edition of a mere 100 copies was printed in Amsterdam with the help of Leonard Smithers publisher ofLimited Edition of 418 copiesEdited, with an introduction, by William Breeze Illustrated with six color plates by Fredrik S derberg.English poet magician Aleister Crowley published White Stains in 1898, an era of intense creativity for the budding magus to be.The original edition of a mere 100 copies was printed in Amsterdam with the help of Leonard Smithers publisher of Beardsley, Wilde, Burton, et al.Part of the editions was later appropriated and destroyed by English Customs officers, due to the erotic nature of the poems In a Victorian Zeitgeist that found Oscar Wilde intensely shocking, Aleister Crowley of course took everything one step further.The virile sexual force stemming from Crowley s pen is but one of his trademark traits here In this early collection, we also find examples of his remarkable wit, a thorough understanding of psycho sexual dynamics, bombastic expressions of lyrical love, as well as his beloved Swinburnean structures of classical poetry White Stains really is Crowley at his youthful best.Crowley used the pseudonym of George Archibald Bishop a Neuropath of the Second Empire as a veil, though the name was taken by Crowley from his mother whose maiden name was Bishop.A Fine Cloth Edition in dust jacket Four color printing Small Octavo.

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    About “Aleister Crowley John Addington Symonds

    • Aleister Crowley John Addington Symonds

      Aleister Crowley, born Edward Alexander Crowley, was a British occultist, writer, mountaineer, philosopher, poet, and mystic He was an influential member in several occult organizations, including the Golden Dawn, the A A , and Ordo Templi Orientis O.T.O , and is best known today for his occult writings, especially The Book of the Law, the central sacred text of Thelema He gained much notoriety during his lifetime, and was infamously dubbed The Wickedest Man in the World Crowley was a chess player, mountain climber, poet, painter, astrologer, hedonist, bisexual, drug experimenter, and social critic Crowley had claimed to be a Freemason, but the regularity of his initiations with the United Grand Lodge of England has been disputed.

    998 thoughts on “White Stains

    • Degradation, depravity and odes to fellatio. Yes, the folks of the late 1800's-early 1900's new how to get down/ (go down) heh heh



    • The description on here makes this sound absolutely shocking, dissgusting even, it isn't it's really quite beautiful, even in its most gross moments, to some extent i am dissapointed by that, that is not to say that the poetry itself dissapoints me, nor that the themes (as stated in the description) are not obvious, but i was hoping for something extremely poetically explicit, but then crowley did not write to shock, provoke perhaps, but not shock.White stains is more than a simple collection o [...]


    • I googled this in search of the full text, and got this helpful snippet:White Stains [Aleister Crowley] on . *FREE* super saver shipping on qualifying offers. Variations of sodomy, pederasty, bestiality, and necrophilia Yep.


    • ‚ÄúVariations of sodomy, pederasty, bestiality, and necrophilia are interwoven with gleeful blasphemy in this seminal collection of poetry by Aleister Crowley. Inspired by Krafft-Ebing's study of sexual perversity, Psychopathia Sexualis, it purports to be "the literary remains of George Archibald Bishop, a neuropath of the Second Empire." Crowley's infamous first book, White Stains was clandestinely printed in 1898 by Leonard Smithers. Of the one hundred numbered copies that were originally prin [...]


    • I'd best describe this book as "Baudelaire, only more so". Baudelaire wrote about decadence, sex, death, and all that. Crowley got more and more depraved and perverted as the book went on until he got to bestiality, necrophilia, and the drinking of menstrual blood. It is, strangely enough, one of the best books I've read in a long while. The composition of the poems themselves are lovely, and I loved the premise (they're in chronological order, written by this guy who slipped more and more into [...]


    • Crowley was no more talented at poetry than your average angst-ridden teenager. But, at least, those teens don't call themselves the Beast 666 (well, at least most of them don't).


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