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"Every map has its Night Sky because the Map is not the Territory -- & yet it is....

Ordinary maps project ideological inscriptions onto the body of landscape -- but a magical map would share essences with that landscape & engage in co-realization with it. Such a map could then act as a pilgrim's guide to the Profane or-- Secular Illumination -- a pagan theory of Sacred Earth as cartomantic spell. Looked at this way, even ordinary maps possess an "invisible" or nocturnal dimension, or rather a set of ...

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Overview


"Every map has its Night Sky because the Map is not the Territory -- & yet it is....

Ordinary maps project ideological inscriptions onto the body of landscape -- but a magical map would share essences with that landscape & engage in co-realization with it. Such a map could then act as a pilgrim's guide to the Profane or-- Secular Illumination -- a pagan theory of Sacred Earth as cartomantic spell. Looked at this way, even ordinary maps possess an "invisible" or nocturnal dimension, or rather a set of stars & asterisms that replicate or mirror its topography & hydrography in the sleeping sky -- 'As Above, So Below' -- sciences that (as Novalis says) will then have been poeticized."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570272608
  • Publisher: Autonomedia
  • Publication date: 12/15/2013
  • Pages: 158
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents


Canto I/1 Invocation

Canto I/2 Ideological Collage

Canto I/3 Hardenburgh

Canto I/4 Big Indian

Canto I Press Release

Canto II/1 Oscar Wilde in the Catskills

Canto II/2 Oscar on the Esopus

Canto II/3 Who Was George Wharton Pepper?

Canto II Press Release

Canto III/1 Esopus Eclogue

Canto III/2 The Ashokan Dam

Canto III/3 The Ashokan Reservoir

Canto IV/1 Some Swimming Holes

Canto IV/2 The Bee

Canto IV/3 The Natural Ice Trade

Canto IV/4 Swimming Hole at Undisclosed Location

Canto IV Press Release

Canto V/1 Pseudo Sonnet for Dr Brink

Canto V/2 Dr Brink vs. the Woodstock Witches

Canto V/3 Mink Hollow

Canto V/4 Dr Brink, Fragments, Golden Crow

Canto V/5 Mosaic of Quotations on "Woodstock" Witchcraft

Canto V/6 On the Brink

Canto V Press Release

Canto VI The Esopus Wars

Canto VI Press Release

Canto VII/1 The Lighthouse at Saugerties

Canto VII/2 Lighthouse Riff

Canto VII/3 Euphrates

Canto VII/4 The Bishop of Galatia

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