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The dance of reality : a psychomagical autobiography

Author: Alejandro Jodorowsky; Ariel Godwin
Publisher: Rochester, Vermont ; Toronto, Canada : Park Street Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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The Chilean author and filmmaker writes about his early childhood and explains how, using the example of his own life, overcoming the limitations of early family relationships can lead to a more creative and fulfilling life as a adult.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
Named Person: Alejandro Jodorowsky; Alejandro Jodorowsky
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alejandro Jodorowsky; Ariel Godwin
ISBN: 9781620552810 1620552817 1620552825 9781620552827
OCLC Number: 870290107
Notes: Includes index.
"Originally published in Spanish under the title La danza de la realidad: psicomagia y psicohamanismo by Ediciones Siruela"--Title page verso.
"Now a major motion picture"--Cover.
Description: 410 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Contents: One Childhood Two The Dark Years Three First Acts Four The Poetic Act Five Theater as Religion Six The Endless Dream Seven Magicians, Masters, Shamans, and Charlatans Eight From Magic to Psychomagic Nine From Psychomagic to Psychoshamanism Appendix I Psychomagical ActsTranscribed by Marianne Costa Appendix II Brief Psychomagical Correspondence Index About Jodorowsky and The Dance of Reality Film
Other Titles: Danza de la realidad.
Responsibility: Alejandro Jodorowsky ; translated by Ariel Godwin.

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"His films El Topo and The Holy Mountain were trippy, perverse, and blasphemous." * Wall Street Journal * "An autobiographical work by an octogenarian, The Dance of Reality begs to be read as a Read more...

 
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