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Occultism and Traditionalism: Arturo Reghini and the Antimodern Reaction in Early Twentieth-Century Italy


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Title: Occultism and Traditionalism: Arturo Reghini and the Antimodern Reaction in Early Twentieth-Century Italy
Authors: Giudice, Christian
E-mail: christian.giudice@gu.se
Issue Date: 14-Oct-2016
University: Göteborgs universitet. Humanistiska fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Arts
Institution: Department of Literature, History of Ideas, and Religion ; Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion
Date of Defence: 2016-10-28
Disputation: Defence of Doctoral Thesis, Friday 28 October, Humanisten, Lilla Hörsalen, Renströmsgatan 6, kl. 9:15.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Occultism
Traditionalism
Religious Studies
Western esotericism
Abstract: The thesis will aim to analyse the interaction between occultism and different facets of modernity in early twentieth-century Italy, focusing on the figure of Arturo Reghini (1878-1946) as a case study. In his ´The Modernity of Occultism: Reflections on Some Crucial Aspects’, Marco Pasi convincingly evaluates the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn (est. 1888) and the Theosophical Society (est. 1875) as modern expressions of Anglo-American occultism, which provide some evidence against the possi... more
ISBN: 978-91-88348-75-3
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/45848
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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