This well-researched deck seamlessly links the literary works of Jane Austen-characters, conversation, themes-with Tarot symbolism, producing a provocative convergence flavored with profound meaning.
The Tarot of Jane Austen is a marvelous achievement. Diane Wilkes has beautifully blended two worlds that, on the surface, are not connected. As she scratches that surface and digs deeper, she reveals that these two worlds do have much in common, for both expound the virtue of balance and provide guidance in recognizing our own moral compass. Based on the Rider-Waite-Smith format in image composition and interpretations, this deck can be used by a fairly wide audience. Unlike many such marriages of theme and Tarot that often feel contrived or forced, there are enough moral, spiritual, and mundane scenes in Jane Austen’s work to provide images for each card.
There are two caveats with this deck: First, Wilkes says in the companion book that “the ideal audience for this deck and book is two-fold; Tarot enthusiasts and devotees [read more]
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Diane Wilkes conceived of and wrote the book for Storyteller Tarot, a Majors-Only tarot deck that correlates each of the Major Arcana to a story. In addition to being webmistress of Tarot Passages, she conducts tarot workshops around the country and teaches tarot in the Philadelphia, PA area. She also maintains an astrological and tarot practice. She has a Master's Degree in English, has been published in numerous magazines, and has been reading the cards for over 30 years. She is presently working on her second book, Tell Me a Tarot Story: Using the Tarot as a Tool for Creativity and developing the cards and writing the book for the Jane Austen Tarot. She is a Certified Tarot Grand Master.
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Descripción Llewellyn Publications, 2007. Soft cover. Estado de conservación: New. Estado de la sobrecubierta: No Jacket as Issued. Pale blue pictorial` unopened box (still in plastic) contains 78 card tarot deck and instructional booklet. "Inspired by the famous author., a beautiful Tarot deck able to motivate and touch". Nº de ref. de la librería 303677
Descripción Llewellyn Publications, 2007. Cards. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110738710598