The Shakespeare Tarot

The Shakespeare Tarot merges the works of William Shakespeare with the art and mysticism of the Renaissance. The 78 images are drawn from alchemical treatises, frescos, etchings, drawings, and masterpieces in oil, and are landscape-oriented to emulate a stage.

Created by Chris Leech
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Welkin 2017
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The Shakespeare Tarot review by tedglart

"Bright baffling Soul, least capturable of themes," to quote the first line of Thomas Hardy's sonnet "To Shakespeare", the Bard himself needs no introduction. The English language has never been more eloquent or powerful, and the established canon of 37 plays is an inexhaustible fund of psychological insight and philosophical speculation. No wonder there have been several attempts in the past to map Shakespeare's characters onto the durable framework of the tarot. But just as Shakespeare stood head and shoulders above his contemporaries, this deck seems light-years ahead of previous efforts in terms of visual poetry and intellectual sophistication.

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Theme: Books & Literature
Category: Unusually Shaped Cards

More About These Cards

Name: The Shakespeare Tarot
Creators: Chris Leech
Publisher: Welkin 2017
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Cards: 78
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56

Card Size: 5.75 x 3.50 in. = 14.61cm x 8.89cm
Card Language: English

Companion Material: Companion book is available.

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