Speech & Drama

Shakespeare's Prophetic Mind

A. C. Harwood

Softbound

$9.95

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Here's another out of print book we found lurking in a hidden box.  We have only 2 copies of Harwood's classic portrait of the artist as prophetic voice of the age of the modern human being.  Any of you who love Shakespeare will find Harwood's approach refreshing and thought-provoking.  It remains one of my warmest memories of my early encounters with the breadth of anthroposophy.

The Fairy Tale of the Green Snake and the Beautiful Lily

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Translation by Thomas Carlyle

Illustrated by David Newbatt

Hardbound, Dust-jacketed

$25.00

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A true fairy story is a work of art. At Michaelmas in 1795, there appeared a series of stories ending with a Fairy Tale, "The Green Snake and the Beautiful Lily." This tale tells of a magical transformation, one that, when the time is ripe, can be experienced by every human being. The author of these stories was Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and the creation of this Fairy Tale was to have far reaching consequences.

This new edition of The Fairy Tale of the Green Snake and the Beautiful Lily is the inspiration of artist David Newbatt, who wanted to bring together the original English translation by Thomas Carlyle with a series of pictures. The marriage of Carlyle's flowing English with Newbatts beautiful pastel paintings reveals the seven-fold process that unfolds within Goethe's Fairy Tale. It is a process of inner development and personal transformation, a path both ancient and modern.

Together with the translation by Thomas Carlyle and the series of seven pictures by David Newbatt, the book includes an extensive introduction by Tom Raines.

The Novalis' Fairy Tale

Human Encounter becomes Earth Evolution

Seven Lectures by Baruch Luke Urieli

Softbound

$22.95

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Novalis' fairy tale is akin to the apocalyptic writings of St. John the Evangelist, and therefore profound secrets lie hidden within its vivid yet enigmatic pictures. Baruch Urieli's preoccupation with these images over many years, the mature fruits of which he gave in the present lectures, provides a key to unlock their mysteries and in so doing offers us a far-reaching insight into our own future and that of the earth.

Plays for Ascensiontide

Karl König

Softbound

In general, the plays are to be performed by teenaged and adult actors.

$8.95

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Plays for Ascensiontide contains:

  • Evening in Emmaus
  • The Cup of Zarathustra
  • Quo Vadis, Domine?