Questions tagged [aleister-crowley]

Questions about the works of the English occultist, poet, painter and novelist Aleister Crowley (1875 – 1947) and his life as a writer.

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What does this passage from Aleister Crowley's "Moonchild" mean?

So I'm currently reading an obscure novel by English occultist, poet, self-appointed religious prophet, and all-round nut job Aleister Crowley called Moonchild. It's actually surprisingly good so far ...
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Evidence for the correct pronunciation of Crowley?

I've heard about the famous nutter occultist, religion founder, and writer Aleister Crowley since my childhood, but always pronouncing it to rhyme with "owly". For this reason, when reading Good Omens ...
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Was there a poem by Aleister Crowley that involved a mechanical girl?

Was there a poem by Aleister Crowley that involved a mechanical girl? I remember finding one with a straight-forward title, like "The Mechanical Girl" or something, when looking up early uses of pre-...
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Is the name Crowley in Good Omens a reference to the famous occultist?

The main demonic character in the humouristic-apocalyptic story Good Omens by Pratchett and Gaiman goes by the name Anthony Crowley - a name which instantly jumped out at me because of its similarity ...