Charles Nicholl, 8 March 1990
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Black, 109 pp., £3.95, December 1989, 0 7136 3231 3Show More
Renaissance Magic and the Return of the Golden Age: The Occult Tradition and Marlowe, Jonson and Shakespeare by John Mebane.
Nebraska, 309 pp., £26.95, July 1989, 0 8032 3133 4Show More
Robert Fludd and the End of the Renaissance by William Huffman.
Routledge, 252 pp., £30, November 1989, 0 415 00129 3Show More
Prophecy and Power: Astrology in Early Modern England by Patrick Curry.
Polity, 238 pp., £27.50, September 1989, 0 7456 0604 0Show More
“... Yates, D.P. Walker and Peter French. In Renaissance Magic and the Return of the Golden Age, John Mebane offers an inclusive, deeply researched overview of the subject. He examines the many component parts of Renaissance occultism. It was, in the spirit of the time, a recovery of ancient sources. Its philosophical base was Neoplatonic and ...”