The Shakespeare Oracle Kit: Let the Bard Predict Your Future

The Shakespeare Oracle Kit: Let the Bard Predict Your Future

by A. Bronwyn Llewellyn, Cynthia von Buhler, Cynthia Buhler
     
 
In this imaginative and original kit, the best of two worlds are brought together: divination and Shakespeare! The Shakespeare Oracle is a spectacularly illustrated tarot deck based on the plays of Shakespeare. It has broad appeal and will find an enthusiastic audience from tarot collectors to literature buffs to art appreciators. It is a truly one-of-a-kind

Overview

In this imaginative and original kit, the best of two worlds are brought together: divination and Shakespeare! The Shakespeare Oracle is a spectacularly illustrated tarot deck based on the plays of Shakespeare. It has broad appeal and will find an enthusiastic audience from tarot collectors to literature buffs to art appreciators. It is a truly one-of-a-kind product.Shakespeare's work is full of predictions, and the book delves into his wisdom as a prophet as well as the archetypes that populate his work (e.g. Puck as magician, Romeo and Juliet as lovers). With complete instructions for all the various readings one can do with a tarot deck, the book offers food for thought for Shakespeare lovers as well as a useful divination system that is inspirational and practical. The artwork alone is worth the price of the kit 78 original illustrations by a renowned artist grace this lavish deck of cards, suitable for coffee-table decoration when not in use predicting the future! A. Bronwyn Llewellyn is a veteran writer, scholar, and developer whose prestigious clients include the Tech Museum of Innovation, the Smithsonian, the National Civil Rights Museum, the Harry S. Truman Library, and the Western Heritage Museum. She holds a bachelor of arts in English from William Jewell College and a master of arts in Museum Studies from SUNY. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is the author of Goddess at Home. Cynthia von Buhler is a painter-illustrator-performer living in New York City. Her work has been displayed in Boston, New York City (Museum of American Illustration, The Art Director's Club, and the Visual Club), and in Los Angeles (The Pacific Design Center). Von Buhler has won the Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals at the Society of Illustrators Los Angeles and the Gold Medal from the Visual Club, as well as awards from Society of Illustrators New York City, Communication Arts, 3-Dimensional Artists, and American Illustration. She recently illustrated a story by Martha Stewart for Steven Spielberg's anthology Once upon a Fairy Tale, which benefits the Starbright Foundation for seriously ill children. Her illustrations in the children's book, They Call Her Molly Pitcher (Knopf, 2002), were met with glowing reviews from The New York Times Book Review, Publisher's Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, Booklist, The Horn Book, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592330164
Publisher:
Rockport Publishers
Publication date:
09/22/2003
Edition description:
Deck
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 8.06(h) x 2.00(d)

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