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4. Writing magic

4. Writing magic  

Owen Davies

in Magic: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777929
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199588022.003.0005
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199588022
‘Writing magic’ asks, Are words magical? Magic is mentioned in most of the world's sacred religious texts; universal access to these texts is relatively recent — historically, they could be ... More
MagicA Very Short Introduction

Magic: A Very Short Introduction  

Owen Davies

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777929
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199588022.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199588022
Magic: A Very Short Introduction describes the many manifestations of magic — the supernatural, superstition, simple illusions, religious miracles, and fantasies of the ... More

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