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An Insider's Guide to Robert Anton Wilson

Eric Wagner

A fair and balanced look at the writing of Robert Anton Wilson and its relationship with the Kaballah, Finnegans Wake, General Semantics, Quantum Mechanics, Ezra Pound, The Wizard of Oz, Aleister Crowley, and a zillion other subjects. Whether you are a newcomer or already familiar with Dr. Wilson's work, welcome to the Weird and Wonderful World of Wilson. This book provides many pointers to ways people can deepen their understanding of the fields which shaped Dr. Wilson's world-view.

Book Details

  • Publisher: New Falcon Publications
  • Publish Date: Jun 12nd, 2020
  • Pages: 288
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.40in - 5.40in - 0.70in - 0.70lb
  • EAN: 9781561845668
  • Categories: GeneralReferenceLiterary Figures

About the Author

Wagner, Eric: - Born in 1962 in Washington, D.C. to two former NSA computer programmers. Eric and his family moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in November, 1967. In 1982 he began reading Robert Anton Wilson's books, and in 1986 the two began corresponding. In the years since Eric began reading Wilson, he has traveled from Ingolstadt, Bavaria, to Aswan, Egypt, from Country Kerry, Ireland, to Honolulu, Hawaii, attempting to understand the ideas behind Wilson's works. Eric has worked as a computer programmer, operator and microcoder, a musician, a poet, a technical writer, a dancer, a film historian and a teacher, etc. He earned a B.A. in English from Arizona State University in 1985. He earned an M.A. in English Composition from California State University at San Bernardino in 2004. His first book, An Insider's Guide to Robert Anton Wilson, came out in 2005. Since then he has pursued a campaign of remedial reading, reading Melville, Tolstoy, Proust, Stendhal, etc.