Monthly Archives: November 2012

Sarah Stanley Grimke in her element, Marston's book catalogue, 1887

Thanks to Marc Demarest for this find.

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Madame Blavatsky– cheers for a long-awaited biography

I have long hoped for a new biography of Madame Blavatsky, but often wondered who might take on a subject that has become so controversial. Five Blavatsky bios appeared from 1975 through 1993: Howard Murphet’s When Daylight Comes, Marion Meade’s … Continue reading

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Esoteric Origins of the American Renaissance by Arthur Versluis

Bronson Alcott was mentioned as an acquaintance by Sarah Stanley Grimke in early 1879. The following summer marked the opening of the Concord School of Philosophy, which had been planned in connection with Platonists from Missouri and Illinois. The Platonist, … Continue reading

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