journey to the orient

Journey to the Orient by Gérard de Nerval – Goodreads

Nerval’s account of the ‘orient’ is told through such a dreamy haze of ideas that smokey become the boundaries between his recounting of fantastic tales and his own tale of a journey. The world of story and Nerval’s world may be very one and the same place, for his days spent in the Orient are full of owning slaves, smoking hashish and listening to …

3.8/5

Journey to the Orient: Gerard de Nerval, Conrad

More than just an account of his travels in Cairo, Beirut, and Constantinople in 1843, Gérard de Nerval’s Journey to the Orient is a quest for the unknown. If his narrator seems credulous in his retelling of legends of the origins of the pyramids and the mysteries of the Druzes, it is with this purpose in mind.

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Amazon.com: Customer reviews: Journey to the Orient

3.0 out of 5 stars Nerval’s Journey to the Orient – Hackjob on a forgotten classic By Joe Kenney on June 1, 2009 Please note that my rating is for this edition of the book, not the complete work itself.

Tarot of the Journey to the Orient

The Tarot of the Journey to the Orient, subtitled the Marco Polo Tarot, isn’t meant to be a strictly real and historically accurate tarot deck. It instead describes ‘scenes, custom, dress and rituals’ in the flavour of Marco Polo’s tales, who, as we all know, was an Italian explorer who returned home to his native Venice after 24 years of travels in the Orient …

Journey to the Orient / Antipodes Press

More than just an account of his travels in Cairo, Beirut, and Constantinople in 1843, Gérard de Nerval’s Journey to the Orient is a quest for the unknown. If his narrator seems credulous in his retelling of legends of the origins of the pyramids and the mysteries of the Druzes, it is with this purpose in mind.

Tarot of the Journey to the Orient | The Unified Esoteric

Tarot of the Journey to the Orient Posted on November 26, 2015 by Admin The Tarot of the Journey to the Orient – also known as the Marco Polo Tarot – is based upon the fables told by Marco Polo of his 24 year journey through Asia and the …

Tarot of the Journey to the Orient

The Tarot of the Journey to the Orient is based on the fabulous tales described by Marco Polo in his book The Travels of Marco Polo.This famous, 13th-century wanderer spent twenty-four years in the East, and on his return to …

Voyage to the Orient – Wikipedia

Voyage to the Orient (French: Voyage en Orient) is one of the works of French writer and poet Gérard de Nerval, published during 1851, resulting from his voyage of 1842 to Cairo and Beirut. In addition to a travel account it retells Oriental tales, like Solomon and the Queen of Sheba, in terms of the artist and the act of creation.

Genre: Travel

Tarot of the Journey to the Orient Reviews

The Tarot of the Journey to the Orient is based upon the fables told by Marco Polo of his 24 year journey through Asia and the Orient, after his return to Venice. The minors are snapshots of live scenes, whereas the East-meets-West majors are more mythical.

Journey to the Orient by Gérard de Nerval, Paperback

Journey to the Orient by Gérard de Nerval More than just an account of his travels in Cairo, Beirut, and Constantinople in 1843, Gérard de Nerval’s Journey to the Orient is a quest for the unknown.