Dali and the Occult
By TB Reporter
A university professor will discuss the magical world of artist Salvador Dali on Thursday (June 23).
ST. PETERSBURG — The mysterious, mystical and magical have been the object of intellectual inquiry since the eleventh century. Join Dr. Francis Tobienne Jr. Thursday (June 23) as he continues this tradition of examining the science, literature, art and philosophy of the occult, through the Dalinian looking glass.
The talk is scheduled 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Dali Theater, 1 Dali Blvd (Fifth Avenue S).
The editor of Occultus: the Hidden and Macabre in Literature and Film, Tobienne is a professor of literature, writing and humanities in the Department of English at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. He has an avid interest in Dali scholarship. He is the author and editor of numerous books and articles, including The Position of Magic In Selected Medieval Spanish Texts and Mandeville’s Travails: Merging Travel, Theory and Commentary.
Following the talk, Dr. Tobienne will be available to sign selected works, which will be available for purchase.
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