Carlos Castaneda bibliography

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Carlos Castaneda was an American author who graduated from the University of California at Los Angeles with a PhD in Anthropology. Starting with The Teachings of Don Juan in 1968 and ending with The Active Side of Infinity in 1998, he wrote a series of books that described his putative experiences with the characters 'Don Juan Matus' and 'Genaro Flores' from 1960 to 1973.

Books[edit]

  • The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge (1968) ISBN 0-520-21757-8. (Summer 1960 to October 1965.)
  • A Separate Reality: Further Conversations with Don Juan (1971) ISBN 0-671-73249-8. (April 1968 to October 1970.)
  • Journey to Ixtlan: The Lessons of Don Juan (1972) ISBN 0-671-73246-3. (Summer 1960 to May 1971.)
  • Tales of Power (1974) ISBN 0-671-73252-8. (Autumn 1971 to the 'Final Meeting' with don Juan Matus in 1973.)
  • The Second Ring of Power (1977) ISBN 0-671-73247-1. (Meeting his fellow apprentices after the 'Final Meeting'.)
  • The Eagle's Gift (1981) ISBN 0-671-73251-X. (Continuing with his fellow apprentices; and then alone with La Gorda.)
  • The Fire From Within (1984) ISBN 0-671-73250-1. (Don Juan's 'Second Attention' teachings through to the 'Final Meeting' in 1973.)
  • The Power of Silence: Further Lessons of Don Juan (1987) ISBN 0-671-73248-X. (The 'Abstract Cores' of don Juan's lessons.)
  • The Art of Dreaming (1993) ISBN 0-06-092554-X. (Review of don Juan's lessons in dreaming.)
  • Magical Passes: The Practical Wisdom of the Shamans of Ancient Mexico (1998) ISBN 0-06-017584-2. (Body movements for breaking the barriers of normal perception.)
  • The Wheel of Time: Shamans of Ancient Mexico, Their Thoughts About Life, Death and the Universe (1998) ISBN 0-9664116-0-9. (Selected quotations from the first eight books.)
  • The Active Side of Infinity (1999) ISBN 0-06-019220-8. (Memorable events of his life.)

Interviews[edit]

  • Burton, Sandra, Time Magazine, "Magic and Reality". 1973.
  • Corvalan, Graciela, "Der Weg der Tolteken - Ein Gespräch mit Carlos Castañeda", Fischer, 1987, ca. 100p., ISBN 3-596-23864-1

Critical works[edit]

  • Barthelme, Donald. The Teachings Of Don B.: A Yankee Way Of Knowledge. New York Times Magazine, 1973 (11 February), 14-15, 66-67. Reproduced in D.
  • Castaneda, Margaret Runyan. A Magical Journey with Carlos Castaneda. Victoria: Millenia Press 1996 ISBN 978-0-9696960-1-8
  • De Holmes, Rebecca B. Shabono: Scandal or Superb Social Science? American Anthropology [Vol. 85, p. 664]
  • de Mille, Richard. Castaneda's Journey: The Power and the Allegory. Santa Barbara: Capra Press. 1976. ISBN 0-88496-067-6
  • de Mille, Richard. The Don Juan Papers: Further Castaneda Controversies. Belmont, California: Wadsworth Publishing Company. 1990. ISBN 0-534-12150-0 / Santa Barbara, California: Ross-Erikson. 1980 ISBN 0-915520-25-7
  • Fikes, Jay Courtney. Carlos Castaneda, Academic Opportunism and the Psychedelic Sixties. Millenia Press (1993).
  • Noel, Daniel. Seeing Castaneda: Reactions to the Don Juan Writings of Carlos Castañeda, Perigee Books (1976)
  • Silverman, David. Reading Castaneda. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1975.

Associated authors[edit]

Related works[edit]

  • Victor Sanchez. The Teachings of Don Carlos ISBN 1-879181-23-1
  • Edward Plotkin The Four Yogas Of Enlightenment: Guide To Don Juan's Nagualism & Esoteric Buddhism (2002) ISBN 0-9720879-0-7
  • Armando Torres Encounters with the Nagual: Conversations with Carlos Castaneda (2002) Spanish (2004) English ISBN 968-5671-04-4
  • Alice Kehoe, Shamans and Religion: An Anthropological Exploration in Critical Thinking. 2000. London: Waveland Press. ISBN 1-57766-162-1
  • Graham Kane: Toltec Dreamer: A Collection of Memorable Events from the life of a Man-of-Action (2002 UK) Little Big Press. ISBN 0-9543630-0-0
  • Martin J. Goodman: I was Carlos Castaneda: The Afterlife Dialogues (2001 New York) Three Rivers Press. ISBN 0-609-80763-3 www.randomhouse.com
  • Jon Whale: The Catalyst of Power: The Assemblage Point of Man (Paperback) ISBN 1-873483-21-X DragonRising Publishing (3rd Edition, 2009)
  • Merilyn Tunneshende: Don Juan and the Art of Sexual Energy; The Rainbow Serpent of the Toltecs (2001, Rochester, Canada, ISBN 1-879181-63-0)
  • William Patrick Patterson: The Life & Teachings of Carlos Castaneda (2007, Arete Communications, ISBN 978-1-879514-97-3)
  • Al Black: Identity Crisis; The Song of the Nagual (2015, TillT, ISBN 978-1-311219-00-8)

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