Victorian Occultism and the Art of Synesthesia

“I have always considered myself a voice of what I believe to be a greater renaissance — the revolt of the soul against the intellect — now beginning in the world,” wrote William Butler Yeats to his mentor, the Irish nationalist John O’Leary, in 1892. Yeats believed that magic was central not only to his art, but to a dawning epoch when spirituality and technology would march together toward an uncertain future. – See more at: http://publicdomainreview.org/2014/03/19/victorian-occultism-and-the-art-of-synesthesia/#sthash.cxAVF4cN.dpuf

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