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Kenneth Anger

 

Kenneth Anger Bibliography

 

“Every Man and every Woman is a Star.”

—Aleister Crowley (quoted in Anger’s Hollywood Babylon)

 

Anger’s writing:

 

Anger, Kenneth. Hollywood Babylon. San Francisco: Straight Arrow Books, 1975.

PN1993.5.U65 A5 1975

 

Anger, Kenneth. Hollywood Babylone. Paris: J.J. Pauvert, 1959.

PN1993.5.U65 A523 1959 ALF

791.4 A58 h7 1959 Kinsey (inscribed copy)

 

Anger, Kenneth. Hollywood Babylon II. New York: Dutton, 1984.

PN1993.5.U65 A513 1984

 

Frasier, David K.Suicide in the Entertainment Industry: An Encyclopedia of 840 Twentieth Century Cases. Forward by Kenneth Anger. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2002.

PN2208 .F73 2002

 

Lo Duca. A History of Eroticism. Adapted from the French by Kenneth Anger. Covina, CA: Collectors Publications, 1966.

HQ458 .L822 1966

 

On Anger:

 

Anger, Kenneth

 

Haller, Robert A. Kenneth Anger: A Monograph. Minneapolis: Mystic Fire Video, 1980.

PN1998.3.A54 H18 Lilly

AAF5227 Kinsey

 

Hunter, Jack, ed. Moonchild: The Films of Kenneth Anger. London: Creation, 2002.

PN1998.3.A54 M66 2002

 

Hutchinson, Alice L. Kenneth Anger: A Demonic Visionary. London: Black Dog, 2004.

PN1998.3.A54 H88 2004

 

Landis, Bill. Anger: The Unauthorized Biography of Kenneth Anger. New York: HarperCollins, 1995.

AAE2736 Kinsey

 

Lazar, Zachary. Sway: A Novel. New York: Little, Brown, 2008.

 

Pilling, Jane and Michael O’Pray. Into the Pleasure Dome: The Films of Kenneth Anger. London: BFI, 1989.

791.4 I4 1989 Kinsey

 

Experimental film:

 

Experimental films—History

Experimental films—History and Criticism

 

Hatfield, Jackie, ed. Experimental Film and Video: An Anthology. Eastleigh, UK: John Libbey, 2006.

PN1995.9.E96 E95 2006

 

Reekie, Duncan. Subversion: The Definitive History of Underground Cinema. London: Wallflower, 2007.

PN1995.9 .E96 R38 2007

 

Rees, A.L. A History of Experimental Film and Video: From Canonical Avant-Garde to Contemporary British Practice. London: BFI, 1999.

PN1995.9.E96 R374 1999

 

Sitney, P. Adams. Visionary Film: The American Avant-Garde, 1943-2000. 3rd ed. Oxford and New York: Oxford UP, 2002.

 

Online e-book

 

Gay and queer film:

Homosexuality in motion pictures

Sex in motion pictures

 

Benshoff, Harry, M., ed. Queer Cinema: The Film Reader. New York: Routledge, 2004.

PN1995.9.H55 Q397 2004.

 

Escoffier, Jeffrey. Bigger Than Life: The History of Gay Porn Cinema from Beefcake to Hardcore. Philadelphia: Running Press, 2009.

PN1995.9.S45 E83 2009

 

Hayes, Matthew, ed. The View From Here: Conversations with Gay and Lesbian Filmmakers.

Suárez, Juan Antonio. Bike Boys, Drag Queens, and Superstars: Avant-Garde, Mass Culture, and Gay Identities in the 1960s Underground Cinema. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1996.

PN1995.9.E96 S82 1996 Lilly ALF

 

Waugh, Thomas. The Fruit Machine: Twenty Years of Writings on Queer Cinema. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 2000.

PN1995.9.H55 W38 2000

 

Magick and the occult:

 

Magic

Occultism

Crowley, Aleister, 1875-1947

 

Baddeley, Gavin. Lucifer Rising: A Book of Sin, Devil Worship and Rock ‘n’ Roll. (Includes interview with Anger.)

 

Butler. “Cameron: The Wormwood Star.” Book of Lies: The Disinformation Guide to Magick and the Occult. Ed. Richard Metzger. New York: Disinformation, 2003. 204-211.

 

Crowley, Aleister. Magick in Theory and Practice. Paris: Lecram, 1932.

PR6005.R88 M19 Lilly

 

Crowley, Aleister. Portable Darkness: An Aleister Crowley Reader. Ed. Scott Michaelson. New York: Harmony Books, 1989.

BF1611 .C7532 1989

 

Hardy, Robin. “Kenneth Anger in Hell.” Body Politic 82 (1982): 29-32.

791.4 Kinsey

 

Lachman, Gary. Turn Off Your Mind: The Mystic Sixties and the Dark Side of the Age of Aquarius. Disinformation, 2003.

 

Web resources:

 

kennethanger.org

Official website

“Spotting UFOs with a Manson Killer!”

Interview with Anger

 

Senses of Cinema

Essay about Anger from Senses of Cinema’s “Great Directors” series

 

Anger and Magick

Essay on Anger’s use of occult symbolism in Invocation of My Demon Brother

 

“No, I Am Not a Satanist”

2010 interview with Anger

 

Anger and Page

Kenneth Anger discusses his collaboration with Jimmy Page

 

“Do What Thou Wilt”

Video of Anger’s lecture on Crowley at UCLA’s Hammer Museum

 



last updated: 2/21/2011