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Rider Haggard and the Imperial Occult

19 February 2013 (Tuesday) @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

| £7

Sir Henry Rider Haggard (1856-1925) was a prolific and popular novelist, remembered for She and King Solomon’s Mines. Tonight’s speaker introduces us to Haggard in the Occult: his fascination with ancient Egypt and its mystical glamour; his Victorian ‘esoteric’ Buddhism, and his place within a spiritual milieu shaped British Empire. Revisit Haggard’s influential occult novels, and meet the man behind them. Simon Magus has a longstanding interest in esotericism. He has an MA in Western Esotericism from University of Exeter, where he is now reading for a PhD on esoteric ideas in Rider Haggard.

Details

Date:
19 February 2013 (Tuesday)
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
£7
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Venue

Treadwell’s Bookshop
33 Store Street
Bloomsbury London, WC1E 7BS United Kingdom
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Phone:
020 7419 8507