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Your Life Begins When You Know Its Purpose

The Works of Seth and Jane Roberts

by Barry C. Noonan

 Contents

 I. Works of Jane Roberts
   A. Seth Material
     1. Seth Books
     2. Video/Audio
     3. Compilations
   B. Other Books
     1. Seth-Based
     2. Novels
     3. Poetry
     4. Children’s Book
   C. Other Works
     1. Short Stories
     2. Poetry
     3. Newspaper Articles

 II. Works about Jane Roberts and the Seth Material
   A. Jane
     1. Memoir
     2. Biographical Dictionaries
     3. Magazine Articles
     4. Newspaper Articles
     5. Interview (audio)
     6. Yearbooks
     7. Jane Roberts Papers at Yale University
     8. Obituaries
   B. Seth and the Seth Material
     1. Index/Concordances
     2. Bibliographies
     3. Books
       a. About Seth
       b. Books on Channeling
       c. Other Books
     4. Periodicals
     5. Magazine Articles
     6. Video/Audio
     7. Advertisements
     8. Middle of Silence Gallery

 III. Unfinished/Unpublished Works

 IV. Alleged Post-1984 Communications from Seth and Jane

 

I. Works of Jane Roberts

A. Seth Material

1. Seth Books

The Seth Material. Prentice-Hall, 1970 (released September 4).

Reviews

Library Journal, 1970 Sep 15, p. 2928.

Publishers’ Weekly, 1970 Jul 13, p. 156.

FATE 253 1971 Apr, p.121-122.

Publishers’ Weekly, 1972 May 22, p. 52.

In Chinese: Ling chieh ti hsun hsi: fu t’i ling hun Sai-ssu ti ling i tzu liao. Shih pao wen hau chu pan shih yeh yu hsien kung ssu, Taipei, 1982.

In Dutch: De Seth-materie. Anhk-Hermes, Deventer, 1989. Anneke Thole-Velthuyse, translator.

In French: Le Livre de Seth. J’ai lu, Paris, 1990. Marc Thivolet, translator.

In German: Das Seth-Material: Ein Standwerk esoterischen Wissens. Ariston, Genf, 1986; Buchgemeinschaft Donauland, Vienna, 1989; H. Hugendubel, Kreuzlingen, 2000. Marfa Berger, translator.

In Hebrew: Set: mesarim mi-memad aher: ha-homer shel Set. Mirkam, 1993.

In Hungarian: Seth megszólal, Translated by Tamás Révbíró,Published by Edesviz Kiado, Budapest, 1994.

In Italian: Title unknown. Editione Mediteranee, Rome.

In Norwegian: Seth-Materialet. Hilt & Hansteen as, Oslo, 1990. Anne-Marie Smith, translator.

In Spanish: El Material Seth. Editorial Diana, Mexico City, 1991; Habla Seth. Ediciones Luciernaga, Barcelona.

Seth Speaks: The Eternal Validity of the Soul. Prentice-Hall, 1972 (released July 31) (Sessions 511-591, 1970 Jan 21 – 1971 Aug 11).

Reviews

Kirkus Reviews, 1972 May 15, p. 616.

Publishers’ Weekly, 1972 May 29, p. 31.

FATE 277, 1973 Apr, p.126-128.

Bookwatch, 1991 Mar, p. 3 (audio version).

See also Clarie entries in Section 10.

In Czech: Sethovy promluvy. Pragma, Prague, 2000. Hana Nováková, translator.

In Chinese: Ling hun young sheng. Shi bao wen hua chu ban shi ye you xian gong si, Taipei, 1984. Wang Jiqing, translator; Shih kung chih wai. Fa erh chu pan she, Taipei, 1991. Hu Yingyin and Wang Yusheng, translators.

In Dutch: Seth Spreekt: De eeuwige Waarde van de Ziel. Ankh-Hermes, Deventer, 1979. Translator, Hannie van Till.

In Estonian: Seth koneleb (2 volumes). Nebadon, Tallinn,1994,1995.

In French: L’enseignement de Seth: La Permanence de l’âme. J’ai lu, Paris, 1991. Marc Thivolet, translator.

In German: Gespraeche mit Seth: Von der ewigen Gueltigkeit der Seele (“Conversations with Seth: Of the Eternal Validity of the Soul”). Ariston, Genf, 1979; Goldmann, Munich, 1986; H. Hugendubel, Kreuzlingen, 2000. Sabine Lucas, translator.

In Hungarian: Seth könyve: a lélek örök érvényessége. Two volumes, Edesviz Kiado, Budapest, 1995, 1996. Translated by Tamás Révbíró.

In Italian: Le Comunicazioni di Seth: Create il Vostro Mondo. Edizioni Mediterranee, Rome, 1987. Massimo Biondi, translator.

In Japanese: Sesu wa kataru: tamashii ga eien de aru to iukoto. Natural Spirit, Tokyo, 1999.

In Spanish: Habla Seth II: La Eterna Validez del Alma. Luciernaga Oceano, Barcelona, 1998. Maria Paz de la Cruz, translator.

The Nature of Personal Reality: A Seth Book. Prentice-Hall, 1974 (released September 16) (Sessions 609-677, 1972 Apr 10 – 1973 Jul 11).

Reviews

Kirkus Reviews, 1974 Jul 15, p. 789.

Publishers’ Weekly, 1974 Jul 20, p. 42.

Library Journal, 1974 Aug, p. 1965.

FATE 297, 1974 Dec, p. 122-124; brief mention of paperback edition.

FATE 323, 1977 Feb, p. 128.

Magical Blend, 1994 Nov, p. 76.

See also Clarie entries in Section 10.

In Chinese: Ge ren shi xiang du ben zhi: Saisi shu. Fang zhi chu ban she, Taipei, 1991. Wang Jiqing and Wang Yusheng, translators.

In Danish: Den Personlige Virkelighed. Borgens Forlag, Valby, 1989. Claus Bech, translator.

In Dutch: Je Lichaam, Je Leven en het Wezen van de Creativiteit. een Seth-Boek. Ankh-Hermes, Deventer, 1982. Anneke Thole-Velthuyse, translator.

In Estonian: Isikliku reaalsuse olemus (2 volumes). Nebadon, Tallinn, 1995.

In French: La réalité personnelle (“Personal Reality”). Éditions de Mortagne, Boucherville (Quebec), 1991 (In two volumes: Volume 1: Une Vision de l’au-delà; Volume 2: Votre Corps, Sculpture Vivante.) Pierre Lacasse, translator.

In German: Die Natur der persoenlichen Realitaet: Ein neues Bewusstsein als Quelle der Kreativitaet (“The Nature of Personal Reality: A New Awareness as the Source of Creativity”). Ariston, Genf, 1985; Goldmann, Munich, 1992. Sabine Lucas, translator.

In Hungarian: A személyes valóság természete. Two volumes, Edesviz Kiado, Budapest, 2001, 2002.

In Italian: La vostra realtà quotidiana: techniche pratiche per risolvere i problemi di tutti i giorni e arricchire la vostra personalità. Edizioni Mediterranee, Rome, 1992. Silvia Brembilla, translator.

In Norwegian: Din egentlige virkelighet: slik vekker du skjulte krefter i ditt indre til liv og skaper deg en lykkeligere og mer meningsfylt tilvaerelse. Hilt & Hansteen as, Oslo, 1996. Anne-Marie Smith, translator.

In Portuguese: forthcoming, title unknown.

In Spanish: Habla Seth III: La naturaleza de la realidad personal. Ediciones Luciernaga, Barcelona.

In Swedish: Title unknown. Livskraft, 1988.

The “Unknown” Reality: A Seth Book (2 volumes). Prentice-Hall, 1977, 1979 (Volume 1: Sessions 679-704, 1974 Feb 4 – 1974 Jun 17; Volume 2: Sessions 705-744, 1974 Jun 24 – 1975 Apr 23).

Reviews

Library Journal, 1977 Aug, p. 1658 (vol. 1).

Publishers’ Weekly, 1972 May 29, p. 31 (vol. 2).

See also Clarie entries in Section 10.

In Chinese: (title, publisher, and date unknown)

In Estonian: “Tundmatu” reaalsus. Nebadon, Tallinn, 1997.

In German: Volume 1: Unbekannte Realitaet: Seth und die Wirklichkeit der Psyche (“The Unknown Reality: Seth and the Reality of the Psyche”). Susanne Kahn-Ackermann, translator.

Volume 2: Unbekannte Realitaet: Reinkarnation und Reisen des Selbst (“The Unknown Reality: Reincarnation and the Journeys of the Self”). Susanne Kahn-Ackermann, translator.

The Nature of the Psyche: Its Human Expression: A Seth Book. Prentice-Hall, 1979 (Sessions 752-800, 1975 Jul 28 – 1977 Apr 4).

Reviews

Publishers’ Weekly, 1979 Jul 16, p. 61.

See also Clarie entries in Section 10.

In Chinese: Xin ling di ben zhi: Saisi shu. Fang zhi chu ban she, Taipei, 1997. Wang Jiqing, translator.

In Dutch: Het Wezen van de Psyche: haar Menselijke expressie: een Seth-Boek. Ankh-Hermes, Deventer, 1987. Anneke Thole-Velthuyse, translator.

In German: Die Nature des Psyche: Ihr menschlicher Ausdruck in Kreativitaet, Liebe, Sexualitaet (“The Nature of the Psyche: Your Human Expression of Creativity, Love, Sexuality”). Ariston, Genf, 1981; Goldmann, Munich, 1985; Ariston, Genf and Munich, 1995. Franz Koch, translator.

In Hebrew: Teva’ha-nefesh: bituyah ha-enoshi. Mirkam, Tel Aviv, 1998. Orit Kahana, translator.

In Serbo-Croatian: Title unknown. Beletra, 1979.

The Individual and the Nature of Mass Events: A Seth Book. Prentice-Hall, 1981 (Sessions 801-873, 1977 Apr 18 – 1979 Aug 15).

Reviews

Library Journal, 1981 Mar 15, p. 667.

See also Clarie entries in Section 10.

In Chinese: (title, publisher, and date unknown)

In Dutch: Individu en wereldgebeuren. Ankh-Hermes, Deventer, 1983. Anneke Thole, translator.

In French: Seth: Evenements Collectifs, un Choix Individuel (“Seth: Mass Events, an Individual Choice”). Editions de Mortagne, 1993.

In German: Individuum und Massenschicksal: Der Mensch als Urheber allen Umweltgeschehens: ein Seth-Buch (“The Individual and Mass Destiny: Man as the Author of all Natural Events: A Seth Book”). Ariston, Geneva, 1988; Goldmann, Munich, 1991; Ariston, Genf and Munich, 1995. Monika Kind, translator.

Dreams, “Evolution,” and Value Fulfillment: A Seth Book (2 volumes). Prentice-Hall, 1986 (Volume 1: Sessions 882-909, 1979 Sep 26 – 1980 Apr 21; Volume 2: Sessions 909-941, 1980 Apr 21 – 1982 Feb 8).

Reviews

Booklist, 1986 May 1, p. 1260 (vol. 1).

Los Angeles Times, 1986 Jun 12, p. 38 (vol. 1).

Village Voice Literary Supplement, 1986 Jul, p. 17 (vol. 1).

Booklist, 1986 Oct 1, p. 169 (vol. 2).

In Dutch: Dromen, ‘evolutie’ en waardervervullung: een Seth-boek (I, II). Ankh-Hermes, Deventer, 1988, 1989.

In German: Volume 1: Traeume, Evolution und Werterfuellung: Das Erwachen des Bewusstseins zum existentiellen sein (“Dreams, Evolution and Value Fulfillment: The Beginning of Awareness of Existential Being”). Ariston, Geneva, 1990; Goldmann, Munich, 1994. Marianne Wengerek, translator.

Volume 2: Traeume, Evolution und Werterfuellung: Das Erwachen des Selbst zur multidimensionalen Existenz (“Dreams, Evolution and Value Fulfillment: The Awakening of the Self to Multidimensional Existence”). Ariston, Geneva, 1990; Goldmann, Munich, 1994. Marianne Wengerek, translator.

Seth, Dreams, and Projections of Consciousness. Stillpoint Publishing, 1987.

In Chinese: Meng yu yi shi tou she (Saisi shu), Fang zhi chu ban she, Taipei, 1998. Jiqinq Wang, translator.

The Magical Approach: Seth Speaks About the Art of Creative Living. Amber-Allen/New World Library, 1995 (Unnumbered sessions, 1980 Aug 6 – 1980 Oct 15).

In Italian: La realtà magica: l’arte della vita creativa. Edizioni mediterranee, Rome, 1997. Antonio Manco, translator.

The Way Toward Health. Amber-Allen, 1997 (Unnumbered sessions, 1984 Jan 3 – 1984 Aug 30).

In German: Seths Letzte Botschaft: eine neue Sicht von Gesundheit, Krankheit und Tod (“Seth’s Last Message: A New View of Health, Illness and Death”). Bauer, Freiburg im Breisgau, 1999. Jutta Klingbeil, translator.

The Early Sessions. New Awareness Network.

Volume 1: 1997 (Sessions 1-42, 1963 Dec 2 – 1964 Apr 8).

Volume 2: 1997 (Sessions 43-85, 1964 Apr 13 – 1964 Sep 7).

Volume 3: 1998 (Sessions 86-148, 1964 Sep 9 – 1965 Apr 21).

Volume 4: 1998 (Sessions 149-198, 1965 Apr 26 – 1965 Oct 13).

Volume 5: 1999 (Sessions 199-239, 1965 Oct 18 – 1966 Mar 7).

Volume 6: 1999 (Sessions 240-280, 1966 Mar 9 – 1966 Aug 24).

Volume 7: 1999 (Sessions 281-333, 1966 Aug 29 – 1967 Apr 10).

Volume 8: 2000 (Sessions 334-421, 1967 Apr 12 – 1968 Jul 8).

Volume 9: 2002 (Sessions 422-510, 1968 Jul 10 – 1970 Jan 19).

In German: Die Fruehen Sitzungen.

Volume 1: Sethverlag, Sempach, Switzerland, 2000. Maurizio Vogrig, translator.

Volume 2: Books on Demand, Norderstedt, 2002. Ursula Lang, translator.

Volume 3: Books on Demand, Norderstedt, 2002. Maurizio Vogrig, translator.

Volume 4: Sethverlag, Sempach, Switzerland, 2002. Ursula Lang, translator.

The Personal Sessions. New Awareness Network.

Volume 1: 2003: 1965 Nov 15 – 1971 Dec 6.

Volume 2: 2003: 1971 Dec 8 – 1973 Nov 27.

Volume 3: 2004: 1973 Dec 3 – 1977 Aug 22.

Volume 4: 2004: 1977 Aug 27 – 1978 Aug 28.

Volume 5: 2005: 1978 Aug 30 – 1980 Dec 10.

Volume 6: 2005: 1980 Dec 15 – 1982 May 10.

Volume 7: 2006: 1982 May 10 – 1984 Jan 02.

2. Video/Audio

Video

The Seth Video. Interview with Jane and Rob, and Seth at ESP Class, both taped 1974 Jun 4.

A Day with Richard Bach. 4 cassettes. Recorded at a workshop at the University of Minnesota, 1980 Oct 18, and marketed by Effective Learning Systems (Edina, MN) in 1981. Includes Bach’s experiences with Seth.

The 1984 Seth World Conference. Grigadean Productions, Austin, TX, 1984.

The Seth Phenomena. Bob Terrio Productions, 1993. Interview with Rob, 1993.

SethNet ’97: Highlights of the Elmira Conference, June 19-22, 1997. Bob Terrio Productions, 1997. Includes talks by Rob Butts, Sue Watkins, and ESP Class members.

UFO’s and Channeling, written, produced and directed by Phillip McAiney, narrated by Telly Savalas, 1989. Includes a one-minute recording of Seth’s voice (from a class tape) and a brief interview with Rick Stack. Rob Butts and Anne Marie O’Farrell are listed in the credits.

Audio

Seth and the Recreating of Reality. Edward S. Rosenbluh, 1987.

Seth: The Voice and the Message. Simon & Schuster, 1990.

Reviews

Publishers’ Weekly, 1991 Feb 1, p. 46.

From Rob’s Perspective. Seth Network International, 1997. Interview with Rob Butts following SethNet ’97 in Elmira.

The following audiotapes are recordings of ESP Class sessions released by New Awareness Network (headed by Rick Stack, “Rudy Storch” of Conversations with Seth):

The Seth Audio Collection, Tapes 1-6

  1. Your Unlimited Power
  2. Tuning into Probable Realities
  3. Love and Hate – Understanding Your Emotions
  4. Abandoning Yourself to Your Spontaneous Being
  5. Dream Reality and Out of Body Experiences
  6. Reincarnation, Simultaneous Time and the Multi-Dimensional Self

3. Compilations

Abundance, Creativity, Desires and Framework 2. SNI 1998 Membership Gift. Includes unnumbered sessions of 1975 Aug 6, Aug 11, and 1977 Nov 5.

Assistance from Framework 2, Animal-Men/Men-Animals, Unrecognized Earth Cycles and Civilizations, Organization Behind Our World. SNI 1999 Membership Gift. Includes material from unnumbered sessions of 1977 Nov 12, 14, 19 and 21.

Exploring the Inner Senses. SNI, 1995. (Excerpts from SM, COS, D&PofC, SS, UR, NOTP, DE&VF, CWS).

Exploring the Landscape of the Psyche: Continents and Oceans of Self. SNI 1996 Membership Gift. Includes ESP Class sessions of 1974 Jul 30, Aug 6, 13, 20, 27.

Framework 2 and “Super Accounts.” SNI 1997 Membership Gift, Includes sessions of 1979 Nov 21 and 26.

The Magical Approach. SNI 1993 Membership Gift. Extracts from the then-unpublished book of the same name.

Francis, Sidney, Seth Transcripts, 1973 (privately printed).

Roberts, Richard. A Seth Reader. Vernal Equinox Press, 1993.

Seth and Individuality. SNI 1994 Membership Gift. Includes ESP Class sessions of 1974 Jan 22, 29.

Seth, Jane Roberts, and the Codicils. SNI, 1995? (Excerpts from Psychic Politics).

Seth & Understanding Reality. SNI 1995 Membership Gift. Includes ESP Class sessions of 1971 Mar 30, Apr 13, 27. (Produced with three cover colors: blue, salmon, and cream.)

B. Other Books

1. Seth-Based

How to Develop Your ESP Power. Frederick Fell, 1966. Also published as The Coming of Seth. Re-issued by Lifetime Books, Hollywood, FL, 1997, as How to Develop Your ESP Power: the First Published Encounter with Seth. Re-issued by Frederick Fell Publishing, Hollywood, FL, 2000, as ESP Power: Your Absolute, Quintessential, All You Wanted to Know, Complete Guide.

Reviews

Christian Century, 1966 Nov 23, p. 1449.

Library Journal, 1967 Jan 15, p. 249.

See also Clarie entries in Section 10.

In German: Der Weg zu Seth: Der persoenliche Fuehrer in das Wesen einer neuen Realitaet (“The Way of Seth: The Personal Leader in the Essence of a New Reality”). Goldmann, Munich, 1988. Susanne Kahn-Ackermann, translator.

In Hebrew: Kehad tifatzu et ohmatkhem ha-al zushit. Or Am, Tel Aviv, 2000. Nediva Plotkin, translator.

In Hungarian: ESP – Az érzékeken túli érzékelés fejlesztése, Kinizsi Kiado, Debrecen, 2001.

In Polish: Parapsychiczne przebudzenie. Limbus, Bydgoszcz, 1996. Jerzy Smigiel, translator.

In Spanish: Aplique la magia de su percepción extrasensorial (descubrala y desarrolleta). Editorial Escorpio, Mexico City, 1979. Enrique Asseburg, translator.

In Spanish: Como desarrollar su percepción extrasensorial. Obelisco, Barcelona, 1997.

Adventures in Consciousness: An Introduction to Aspect Psychology. Prentice-Hall, 1975. Also in audiobook format.

Reviews

Kirkus Reviews, 1975 Jul 1, p. 765.

Library Journal, 1975 Aug, p. 1427.

FATE 316, 1976 Jul, p. 105-106.

See also Clarie entries in Section 10.

In German: Das Seth-Phaenomen: Die unbekannten Dimensionen unserer Seele (“The Seth Phenomenon: The Unknown Dimensions of Our Souls”). Goldmann, Munich, 1991. Susanne Kahn-Ackermann, translator.

In Japanese: Title unknown. Rea Japan Inc., 1986.

In Spanish: Aventuras en la conciencia. Editorial Diana, Mexico City, 1990. Alexander Whitehouse, translator.

Psychic Politics: An Aspect Psychology Book. Prentice-Hall, 1976.

Reviews

See also Clarie entries in Section 10.

In German: Dialog der Seele. Goldmann, 1989.

The World View of The World View of Paul C̩zanne: A Psychic Interpretation. Prentice-Hall, 1977 (released November 7) (Dictated 1975 Dec 11 Р1976 Sep 2).

Reviews

Publishers’ Weekly, 1977 Oct 3, p. 88.

American Artist, 1983 Apr, p. 79.

See also Clarie entries in Section 10.

The Afterdeath Journal of an American Philosopher: The World View of William James. Prentice-Hall, 1978 (Dictated 1977 Jan 25 – 1977 Jul 27).

Reviews

Publishers’ Weekly, 1978 Jul 10, p. 129.

Library Journal, 1978 Oct 1, p. 1992.

Christian Century, 1978 Nov 15, p. 1118.

See also Clarie entries in Section 10.

The World View of Rembrandt. New Awareness Network, 2006.

The God of Jane: A Psychic Manifesto. Prentice-Hall, 1981.

Reviews

Library Journal, 1981 Aug, p. 1552.

Booklist, 1981 Dec 1, p. 468.

See also Clarie entries in Section 10.

In Japanese: Title unknown. Rea Japan Inc., 1986.

The Worldview of Rembrandt. New Awareness Network, 2006.

2. Novels

The Rebellers, Ace, 1963 (paperback). Issued as double novel, with Listen! The Stars! by John Brunner.

The Education of Oversoul Seven. Prentice-Hall, 1973 (released September 10).

Reviews

Library Journal, 1973 May 1, p. 1512.

Publishers’ Weekly, 1973 Jul 2, p. 79.

Kirkus Reviews, 1973 Jul 15, P. 772.

In Chinese: Man you qian shi jin sheng. Fang zhi chu ban she, Taipei, 1998. Liao Shide, translator.

In Dutch: De Opleiding van Overziel 7. Ankh-Hermes, Devender, 1993.

In German: Ueberseele Sieben (“Oversoul Seven”). Goldmann, Munich, 1992. Susanne Kahn-Ackermann, translator.

The Further Education of Oversoul Seven. Prentice-Hall, 1979.

Reviews

Kirkus Reviews, 1979 Jul 1, p. 760.

Publishers’ Weekly, 1979 Jul 2, p. 98.

Library Journal, 1979 Nov 15, p. 2484.

In Chinese: Chuan sho huan xiang shi xiang. Fang zhi chu ban she, Taipei, 1998. Liao Shide, translator.

In German: Lehrzeit (“Apprenticeship”). Goldmann, Munich, 1992. Susanne Kahn-Ackermann, translator.

Oversoul Seven and the Museum of Time. Prentice-Hall, 1984.

In Chinese: Shi jian yu yan. Fang zhi chu ban she, Taipei, 1998. Liao Shide, translator.

In German: Zeitmuseum (“Museum of Time”). Goldmann, Munich, 1992. Susanne Kahn-Ackermann, translator.

The Oversoul 7 novels were re-issued in a single volume as The Oversoul 7 Trilogy by Amber-Allen, San Rafael, CA, 1995.

3. Poetry

Dialogues of the Soul and Mortal Self in Time. Prentice-Hall, 1975.

Reviews

FATE 317, 1976 Aug, p. 102.

If We Live Again: Or, Public Magic and Private Love. Prentice-Hall, 1982.

4. Children’s Book

Emir’s Education in the Proper Use of Magical Powers. Prentice-Hall, 1979.

Reviews

School Library Journal, 1980 Jan, p. 75.

Kirkus Reviews, 1980 Feb 1, p. 127.

Bookwatch, 2000 Jun, p. 10.

In Chinese: Xiao wang zi Aimi’er sheng ming zhi lu. Fang zhi du ban she qu fen you xian gong si, Taipei, 2000. Jia Zhiyun, translator.

In German: Emirs Erziehung im rechten Gebrauch der magischen Kraefte (“Emir’s Education in the Proper Use of Magical Powers”). S. Falk, 1989.

C. Other Works

1. Short Stories

“Prayer of a Wiser People” in Profile [Skidmore College literary magazine], Spring, 1950.

“The Red Wagon” in Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, December 1956. Reprinted in Reality Change, Fall, 1993. Anthologized in Ladies of Fantasy/Two Centuries of Sinister Stories by the Gentler Sex, edited by Seon Manley and Gogo Lewis, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1975.

“The Canvas Pyramid” in Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March 1957. Translated and published in a French anthology, 1958 (Jane’s first foreign publication)

“First Communion” in Fantastic Universe, March 1957.

“The Chestnut Beads” in Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, October 1957. Translated and published in a French anthology, 1958. Anthologized in Rod Serling’s Triple W: Witches, Warlocks and Werewolves, Bantam, 1963.

“The Bundu” (novella) in Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, March 1958.

“A Demon at Devotions” in Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, September 1958. Reprinted in Reality Change, Winter 1994.

“Nightmare” in Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, April 1959.

“Impasse” in Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, July 1959. Translated and published in a Spanish-language anthology, ca. 1960.

“Three Times Around” in Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, May 1964. Anthologized in Earth Invaded, Isaac Asimov, Martin H. Greenberg, and Charles Waigh, eds. (Raintree Publishers, Milwaukee, 1982).

“The Big Freeze” in Dude, November, 1965. Reprinted in Reality Change, Summer, 1994.

“The Mission,” purchased by Topper magazine in August, 1965. Publication not yet confirmed.

2. Poetry

“Time” in The Saratogian [Saratoga Springs, NY], 1947 Mar 19.

“Enigma” in The Saratogian, 1947 Mar 19.

“Spring Gaiety” in The Saratogian, 1947 Apr 26.

“Rain” in Profile [Skidmore College literary magazine], December, 1947.

“Pretense” in Profile, December, 1947.

“Code” in Profile, December, 1947.

“Skyscrapers” in Profile, December, 1947.

“Introvert” in Profile, May, 1948.

“Poem” in Profile, May, 1948.

“How Public Like a Frog” in Profile, Fall, 1948.

“Motorcycle Ride” in Profile, Fall, 1948.

“Echo” in Profile, May, 1949.

“Death Stood at the Door” in Profile, May, 1949.

“Compromise” in Profile, May, 1949.

“I Shall Die in the Springtime.” Patterns. v.1, n.1, October 1954.

“Lyric.” Patterns. v.1, n.1, October 1954.

“Matilda” in Quicksilver, Spring, 1960.

“It is Springtime, Grandfather.” Epos., v.12, n.3, Spring 1961.

“The Familiar.” Bitterroot. v.1, n.2, Winter 1962.

“I Saw a Hand” in Treasures of Parnassus: Best Poems of 1962, Young Publications, Appalachia, VA, 1962. Reprinted in Elmira Star-Gazette, 1962 November 29, p. 14.

“My Grandfather’s World.” Epos. v.14, n.3, Spring 1963.

“Lullaby.” Epos. v.14, n.3, Spring 1963.

“Beware, October.” Epos. v.16, n.1, Fall 1964.

“This Wrist, This Hand.” Epos. v.16, n.4, Summer 1965.

“The Game.” New Lantern Club Review. n.2, Summer 1965.

“The Flowers.” Steppenwolf n.1, Winter 1965-1966.

“Vision.” Dust/9., v.3, n.1, Fall 1966.

“Who Whispers Yes.” Dust/12. v.3, n.4, Spring 1969.

3. Newspaper Articles

Articles in the Elmira Star-Gazette [Elmira, NY]

“‘Business as Usual’ Attitude Greatest Danger to Americans,” 1961 Oct 13. Jane’s letter to the editor on fallout shelters.

Articles in The Saratogian [Saratoga Springs, NY]

“Skidmore Day Students Elect Council Members,” 1949 Oct 18. Article on Skidmore College student council, with picture of Jane and other members. Copy of article was used as envelope test object in Session 302. Jane had saved the article because she wrote it (no byline).

II. Works about Jane Roberts and the Seth Material

A. Jane

1. Memoir

Watkins, Susan M. Speaking of Jane Roberts: Remembering the Author of the Seth Material. Moment Point Press (Needham, MA), 2001. A memoir.

2. Biographical Dictionaries

American Women Writers, Frederick Ungar Publishing Co. (New York), 1981, v. 4, pp. 488-449.

Berger, Arthur S., and Joyce Berger, The Encyclopedia of Parapsychology and Psychical Research, Paragon House (New York), 1991.

Chemung County, 1890-1975, by Thomas E. Byrne, Chemung County Historical Society, Inc., Elmira, NY, 1976. Contains a paragraph on Jane at p. 466, along with a picture of her by her bookshelves in the Water St. apartment holding the original hardcover How to Develop Your ESP Power.

Chryssides, George D., Historical Dictionary of New Religious Movements, Scarecrow Press (Lanham, MD), 2001.

Clute, John, and Peter Nicholls, The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, Orbit (London), 1991, p. 1011.

Contemporary Authors, New Revision Series, Volume 15, Gale Research Company (Detroit), 1985, pp. 74-75.

Melton, J. Gordon, Encyclopedia of Occultism & Parapsychology, The Gale Group (Detroit), 2001, p. 1315.

Melton, J. Gordon, New Age Encyclopedia, Gale Research Company (Detroit), 1990, pp. 407-409.

Melton, J. Gordon, Religious Leaders of America, (2nd ed.), The Gale Group (Detroit), 1999, p. 472.

Reginald, Robert, Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature, A Checklist, 1700-1974, Gale Research Company (Detroit), 1979, vol. 2, p. 1049.

Who’s Who of American Women, With World Notables, A.N. Marquis Co. (Chicago), 1970-1971 (p.180), 1972-1973 (p.121).

Wingrove, David, The Science Fiction Source Book, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. (New York), 1984.

The Writer’s Directory, St. Martin’s Press (New York), 1980-1982 (p.1050), 1982-1984 (p.795), 1984-1986 (p.823).

3. Magazine Articles

Butts, Robert F., “I Loved You As You Were and As You Will Be,” Psychic Guide, v.5, n.1 (1986 Jun-Aug), pp. 16-18.

Fisher, Stanley and John Edminster, “William James . . . Ghostwriter?” in FATE 350 (1979 May), pp. 61-66. Essentially an extended, and strongly negative, review of The Afterdeath Journal of an American Philosopher. Letters, mostly supportive of the book, were published in issue 353 (1979 Aug), pp. 114-117, including one from sometime ESP class member Gertrude S. Laux.

“It’s a Bird! It’s a Dream! It’s Supergull!” in Time, 1972 November 13, pp. 60-66. Article on Richard Bach and Jonathan Livingston Seagull. Bach’s friendship with Jane and Rob is discussed on pp. 65-66.

Koffend, John, “The Gospel According to Helen,” in Psychology Today, September, 1980, pp. 74-90. A mention of Jane on p. 77 prompted a letter from her, published in the December, 1980, issue, p. 8.

4. Newspaper Articles

Articles in the Elmira Star-Gazette [Elmira, NY]

Santone, Michael, Seth—Science—Jane Roberts. 1985. Compilation of articles in the Elmira Star-Gazette about Jane, and discussion of an article in Science Digest of April, 1984, which supports the Seth material (“The Mind as Healer” by Signe Hammer).

“‘Business as Usual’ Attitude Greatest Danger to Americans,” 1961 Oct 13. Jane’s letter to the editor on fallout shelters.

“Elmira Author Sells Science-Fiction Novel” by Mary Lee Morken, 1962 Nov 29. Picture of Jane at her typewriter and a description of her and Rob’s lives before the Seth material began. The novel is The Rebellers.

“Elmira in Future? Author Foresees Famine, Plague,” by “JS”, 1963 Jul 21. Announcement of publication of The Rebellers, with picture of Jane holding book.

“Elmiran Delves into ‘Strange Powers’ in Book on Extrasensory Perception,” by Peggy Gallagher, 1965 Jul 5. Announcement of forthcoming publication of How to Develop Your ESP Power whose working title at the time was Strange Powers Within You: How to Make ESP Work.

“Three Authors to be Honored,” 1966 Aug 21. Jane, Mrs. Isidor Featherman, and Mrs. Bela C. Tifft, all published Elmira authors, given a tea-and-sherry autograph party at Elmira’s Steele Memorial Library.

“Seth, An Ageless Entity, Takes Over—Mrs. Butts,” by Peg Gallagher, 1969 Feb 2. General description of the Seth phenomenon, with sidebars “Physical World Appeared ‘Paper Thin’ to ESP Writer” on the “The Physical Universe as Idea Construction” experience and “Seth: On Man, God and the Universe” with Seth quotes on various subjects.

“Elmiran Publishes Second ESP Book,” 1970 Aug 14. Announcement of the publication of The Seth Material.

“6 Years of ESP and ‘Seth’—She’ll Never Be the Same,” by Peg Gallagher, 1970 Sep 13. Overview of the Seth material and its effect on Jane’s and Rob’s lives.

ESP, Women’s Lib in Southside Course, 1971 Jul 18. Southside High School in Elmira will use How to Develop Your ESP Power in a new class on “superstition and the supernatural.”

“Elmiran Plans 3rd ESP Book, Plus Paperback,” 1972 Jul 8. Announcement of the publication of Seth Speaks and paperback edition of The Seth Material.

“Authors Bach, Butts Helped by ‘Voices’,” 1972 Nov 9. Time magazine’s cover story on Richard Bach and Jonathan Livingston Seagull, which mentions Jane and Seth.

“Jane Butts Explores Another World,” by Peg Gallagher, 1973 Jan 21. Feature story in The Scene magazine. Overview of the Seth phenomenon with much biographical material about Jane.

“Elmiran Authors Another Novel,” 1973 Oct 19. Announcement of the publication of The Education of Oversoul Seven.

“Open Marriage,” by Kristie Moore, 1975 Feb 9. Jane’s and Rob’s marriage used as an example of same, in this case meaning nothing more that sharing chores, etc.

“Butts’ Book Could Jar Your Occult Theories,” by Peg Gallagher, 1975 Aug 31. Description of newly-published Adventures in Consciousness.

“Feelings Grow into Books for Psychic Roberts,” by Peg Gallagher, 1979 Aug 26. Jane’s feelings about writing The God of Jane.

Articles in the The Saratogian [Saratoga Springs, NY]

“The Oratoga” (high school newspaper published within The Saratogian), 1946 Nov 16. Jane answers the question “What kind of assembly programs do you like the best?”

“Saratogians Win Awards For Writing,” 1947 Mar 19. Jane’s poetry wins top prize in district competition. Includes photo.

“The Oratoga,” 1947 Mar 22. Article “Roberts, Haight Wins [sic] Scholastic Writing Awards” about Jane’s poetry winning district competition.

“Miss Roberts’ Poetry Wins National Honors,” 1947 May 16. Jane’s poetry wins honorable mention in national contest. Includes photo.

“The Oratoga.” 1947 May 19. Article “’Scholastic’ Announces Results” notes Jane’s honorable mention in national poetry contest.

“Former City Woman Publishes Book,” 1966 Oct 19. Publication of “ESP Power.”

“Celebrate Labors of Loathing,” by Ann Hauprich, 1990 Sep 2. Includes interview with Walter Zeh, who tells some anecdotes of his and Jane’s stint at a dude ranch in 1951. Includes picture of Walter.

Articles in The Sun, Chapel Hill, NC.

“Seth Speaks: A Glimpse of Infinity” by Sy Safransky, 1975 September.

“Jung and Seth on Sex,” 1975 November.

“In the eye of the beholder, Or Death is what you make it–more from Seth, the disembodied personality…,” 1976 April, pp. 18-19.

“Celebrating Seth” by Elizabeth Rose Campbell, 1982 February, pp. 14-16.

“Seth on Suicide” by Elizabeth Rose Campbell, 1982 March, pp. 12-13.

“The White Horse: Seth on Animals” by Elizabeth Rose Campbell, 1982 June, pp. 15-17.

“A Death in the Family” by Sy Safransky, 1984 December, pp. 2-3.

A letter from Rob on Jane’s death, 1985 April, p. 5.

[Short stories by Sue Watkins in 1987 June and 1988 January.]

Article in The Sun (tabloid newspaper).

Article about Seth and Jane in 1993 Jun 15 issue.

5. Interview (audio)

Jane Roberts: The San Francisco Interview. Conducted 1975 Dec 4 by Ed Busch of KNBR in San Francisco, by telephone with Jane in Elmira.

6. Yearbooks

Recorder 1947 [Saratoga Springs High School yearbook]. Jane appears on page 28: “Janie possesses striking features, accentuated by thick, black hair and beautiful eyes. An infectious laugh, a gay manner, and do-or-die attitude toward anything she sets her mind on, all form a part of Jane’s personality. She has a unusual talent for writing poetry, and considers herself an active Democrat. She wrote for the Oratoga [literary magazine] all four years of high school, and also participated in the Speech Club.”

Eromdiks 1950. [Skidmore College yearbook.] Includes a picture of Jane as member of the Student Council.

7. Jane Roberts Papers at Yale University

Yale University. Sterling Memorial Library. Manuscipts and Archives. Manuscript Group Number 1090. Jane Roberts Papers [Finding Aid]. 55 pp. as of mid-2001. Detailed listing of materials donated to Yale by Robert Butts, Tam Mossman, Richard Kendall and Norman Friedman.

8. Obituaries

“Jane Roberts Butts, Elmira Author, Dies,” by Bill Morgan, 1984 Sep 6. Elmira Star-Gazette, Elmira, NY. Announcement of Jane’s death, with sidebar “Jane Roberts Butts Conveyed a Magical Vitality.” (Also mentioned in “Obituary” the same day.)

FATE 418 (1985 Jan). “Jane Roberts Dies…”. Obituary of Jane, with photo, written by Tam Mossman. Photo credit appears belatedly in issue 420 (1985 Mar), p. 46.

Publishers Weekly, 1984 Oct 26, p. 29.

B. Seth and the Seth Material

1. Index/Concordances

Proctor, Bob. A Seth, Jane Roberts, and Robert Butts Combined Index. Seth Network International, 1996.

Riedel, Bert. Concordance: Seth Speaks. 1996.

Riedel, Bert. Concordance: The Nature of Personal Reality. 1998? (forthcoming).

Riedel, Bert. Concordance: The Individual and the Nature of Mass Events. 1996.

2. Bibliographies

Bjorling, Joel, Channeling: A Bibliographic Exploration, Garland Publishing, Inc. (New York and London), 1992. A description of Seth’s philosophy is on pp. 249-253, and Jane’s books and other works relating to the Seth material are on pp. 303-306.

Clarie, Thomas C., Occult Bibliography: An Annotated List of Books Published in English, 1971 through 1975, The Scarecrow Press, Inc. (Metuchen, NJ and London), 1978. Includes capsule reviews of:

Seth Speaks, p. 285.
The Nature of Personal Reality, p.284-285.
Adventures in Consciousness, p. 284.

Clarie, Thomas C., Occult/Paranormal Bibliography: An Annotated List ofBooks Published in English, 1976 through 1981, The Scarecrow Press, Inc. (Metuchen, NJ and London), 1984. Includes capsule reviews of:

The Individual and the Nature of Mass Events, p. 363.
The Nature of the Psyche, p. 363-364.
The “Unknown” Reality, p. 364.
How to Develop Your ESP Power (as The Coming of Seth), p. 363.
The God of Jane, p. 363.
Psychic Politics, p. 364.
The Afterdeath Journal of an American Philosopher: The World View of William James, p. 362.
The World View of Paul Cezanne, p. 364.
Watkins, Conversations with Seth, p. 457-458.

3. Books

a. About Seth

Ashley, Nancy. Create Your Own Reality: A Seth Workbook. Prentice-Hall, 1984.

In Dutch: Schep je eigen werkelijkheid. Ankh-Hermes, Deventer, 1986.

Ashley, Nancy. Create Your Own Happiness: A Seth Workbook. Prentice-Hall, 1988.

In Dutch: Schep je eigen geluk. Ankh-Hermes, Deventer, 1989. Jacqueline Moonen, translator.

Ashley, Nancy. Create Your Own Dreams: A Seth Workbook. Prentice-Hall, 1990.

Carroccia, Gene. Seth and the New Paradigm: Understandings of the Soul, Mind, Body, Symptoms, and Personal Reality. Ph.D. dissertation, Illinois School of Professional Psychology, 1998.

Dutton, Linda Jean. Sleep Fragmentation and Telepathy: a Preliminary Exploration of the Seth Material. M.A. Thesis, San Diego State University, 1983.

Helfrich, Paul. Seth/Jane Roberts: A Conscious Creation Overview. NewWorldView website, 1999.

Helfrich, Paul. The Inner Senses: An Introduction & Overview. Seth/Jane’s introduction from The Seth Material and The Early Sessions, Book 1 & 2. Sethnet Email List on Yahoo! Groups, 2001.

Helfrich, Paul. Seth on “The Origins of the Universe and of the Species” – An Integral Conscious Creation Myth. Sethnet Email List on Yahoo! Groups, 2001. Revised 2005.

Helfrich, Paul. A Seth, Elias Comparative Overview. The Elias forum website, 2001.

Helfrich, Paul. Seth’s Laws of the Inner Universe – from the Early Sessions, Book 2. Sethnet Email List on Yahoo! Groups, 2002.

Helfrich, Paul. A Kris, Seth, Elias Comparative Overview. NewWorldView website, 2005.

Helfrich, Paul. Seth: the Ultimate Guide. NewWorldView (Castaic, CA), pending publication.

Lacasse, Pierre. Collection des entretiens du mage et de Seth. Editions du Mage, Laval (Quebec), 1986.

Fascicule 1: De Jane Roberts aux entretiens du Mage.

Fascicule 2: Le Rencontre du Mage et de Seth.

Ravenwolf, Linda, Index Guide to Dreaming and Dream Reality, Austin Seth Center (Austin, TX), n.d.

Rosenbluh, Edward S., Seth: An Overview of the Unconscious and Hypnosis, Louisville, KY, 1987? Also on audiotape.

Watkins, Susan M. Conversations with Seth (2 volumes). Prentice-Hall, 1980, 1981. Volume 1 also in audiobook format. Re-issued as single volume, Moment Point Press, Portsmouth, NH, 1999.

See also Clarie entries in Section II. B. 2..

In Dutch: Gesprekken met Seth I (II, III). Een Seth-boek. Ankh-Hermes, Deventer, 1990, 1990, 1991. Anneke Thole-Velthuyse, translator.

b. Books on Channeling

Brown, Michael F., The Channeling Zone: American Spirituality in an Anxious Age, Harvard University Press (Cambridge and London), 1997. Several mentions of Jane and Seth; notes on page 157 that Frances Morse, a Connecticut counselor, channels “Seth” as a part of her professional practice.

Hastings, Arthur, With the Tongues of Men and Angels: A Study of Channeling, Holt, Rinehart & Winston (Fort Worth, TX), 1991. Chapter 7, Jane Roberts and Seth, p. 72-78.

Klimo, Jon, Channeling: Investigations on Receiving Information from Paranormal Sources,Jeremy P. Tarcher Inc. (Los Angeles), 1987. A description of the Seth phenomenon is on pp. 28-33.

Westen, Robin, Channelers, A New Age Directory, Putnam, New York, 1988. A chapter on Jane is on pp. 64-79, and one on Tam Mossman on pp. 152-155.

c. Other Books

Bache, Christopher, Life Cycles: Reincarnation and the Web of Life, Paragon House (N.Y., NY), 1990. Cites the three Oversoul Seven books as exemplars of the Oversoul concept on pp.107.

Beekman, Sharon, Enticed by the Light, Zondervan Publishing House (Grand Rapids, MI), 1997. The author was an avid Seth reader who began hearing voices in her head, including one called “Seth,” which she interpreted as “spirit guides.” When they became abusive, she, never suspecting that her Seth wasn’t Jane’s Seth and never considering she might be suffering from schizophrenia, embraced Christianity.

Brown, Michael, The Channeling Zone: American Spirituality in an Anxious Age, Harvard University Press (Cambridge, MA), 1997.

Campbell, Eileen, and J. H. Brennan, Body Mind & Spirit: A Dictionary of New Age Ideas, People, Places, and Terms, Charles E. Tuttle Company Inc. (Boston), 1994. “Seth” entry is on p. 198.

Cardwell, Maude, Notes for Course in Changing Personal Reality, Austin Seth Center (Austin, TX), n.d.

Cardwell, Maude, Notes for Course in Exploring “Unknown” Reality, Austin Seth Center (Austin, TX), n.d.

Consciously Creating Change Workshop Handbook. SNI, n.d.

Dewey, Barbara, As You Believe, Bartholomew Books (Inverness, CA), 1985.

Dewey, Barbara, The Creating Cosmos, Bartholomew Books (Inverness, CA), 1985.

Dewey, Barbara, The Theory of Laminated Spacetime, Bartholomew Books (Inverness, CA), 1985.

Dewey, Barbara, Consciousness and Quantum Behavior: the Theory of Laminated Spacetime Re-examined, Bartholomew Books (Inverness, CA), 1993.

Friedman, Norman. Bridging Science and Spirit: Common Elements in David Bohm’s Physics, the Perennial Philosophy, and Seth. Living Lake Books, 1990. Also in audiobook format.

In Chinese: Xin ling yu ke xue de qiao. Fang zhi du ban she qu fen you xian gong si, Taipei, 2001. Zhou Mingchen, Xu Shiliang, translators.

Friedman, Norman. The Hidden Domain: Home of the Wave Function, Nature’s Creative Source. The Woodbridge Group, 1997.

Hellman, Peter, “The Ouija Board Speaks…Are You Listening?” in Cosmopolitan, April, 1970, pp. 163-165, 181-183. Mentions on p. 164 that Parker Brothers’ Ouija board pamphlet recommends How to Develop Your ESP Power.

Hunt, Stoker, Ouija: The Most Dangerous Game, Harper & Row (New York), 1985. Chapter 5 is “The Ouija, Jane Roberts and the Calling of Seth.”

Kelly, Mary Olsen, ed., The Fireside Treasury of Light: An Anthology of the Best in New Age Literature, Simon & Schuster (New York), 1990. Quotes from The Nature of Personal Reality and Seth Speaks are on pp. 247-251.

Knight, Damon, The Futurians: The Story of the Science Fiction “Family” of the 30’s that Produced Today’s Top SF Writers and Editors, John Day, New York, 1977. Material on Jane, particularly her membership in “The Five,” on pp. 204-213 and 250.

Kovelman, Joyce A., Once Upon A Soul: The Story Continues…., Jalmar Press, Carson, CA, 1998. Cites The “Unknown” Reality in Selected Bibliography on pp. 46.

Laszlo, Ervin, Science and the Akashic Field: An Integral Theory of Everything, Inner Traditions (Rochester, VT), 2004. Lists an experiment by Peter Stewart, Michael Brown, and Helen Stewart in 1994 to test a telepathic procedure suggested by Seth and recounted by Jane Roberts in her best-selling books on pp. 95.

McAneny, Daniel Thomas. You’re Bigger than Death…and Life Too. Dan McAneny Associates, 2002.

Mishlove, Jeffrey, The Roots of Consciousness: Psychic Liberation through History, Science and Experience, Random House (New York, NY), 1975. p. 116.

Ouellette, Cynthia Pike, The Miracle of Suggestion: The Story of Jennifer, Inner Vision Publishing Co. (Virginia Beach, VA), 1988.

Steiger, Brad, Exploring the Power Within: A Resource Book for Transcending the Ordinary, Whitford Press, 1989. Includes an interview with Jane.

Talbot, Michael, Beyond the Quantum, Macmillan, New York, 1986. Chapter 8, “Virtual Particles and Virtual Beings,” pp. 206-216, is about Seth and his philosophy.

Watkins, Susan M., Dreaming Myself, Dreaming A Town: Field Notes from the Land of Dreams. Kendall Enterprises, 1989.

Waggoner, Robert, Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self. Moment Point, Portsmouth, NH, 2008, pp. 153-154. Mention of The “Unknown” Reality and dream-art science.

Wolf, Fred Alan, Mind into Matter: A New Alchemy of Science and Spirit, Moment Point, Portsmouth, NH, 2000, pp. 45-46. Mention of The “Unknown” Reality and ego.

Wolf, Fred Alan, Matter into Feeling: A New Alchemy of Science and Spirit, Moment Point, Portsmouth, NH, 2002, pp. 12, 15, 173. Mention of Seth and the ego, also The “Unknown” Reality.

4. Periodicals

Black Sheep: September 1994 to date. Los Angeles, CA. Madelon Rose Logue, editor.

Choices, 1986 July – 1989. Ottawa, ON.

Coordinate Point: v.1, n.1-v.4, n.2; v.1, n.1-v.3, n.1; v.1, n.1-v.3, n.6, October 1978-November/December, 1987. San Francisco, CA, October, 1978-March, 1981; Ciarcona, FL, January, 1982-April, 1984; Orlando, FL, June, 1985-November/December, 1987. Succeded by Inside Out – A Metapolitical Journal, which is outside the scope of this bibliography. Editors: Roger and Sandra Peterson, October 1978-March, 1981; Jim and Ann Cook, January, 1982-April, 1984; Tom and Jan Sweeney, June, 1985-November/December, 1987.

Inner Quest. Chicago, IL, Bruce Felts, editor.

Multidimensionale Wirklichkeit. Zurich, Switzerland, Ruedi and Elisabeth Anner, editors.

Perspectives. v.1 to date; Winter [1999/]2000 to date. Brass Ring Bookstore, Eugene, OR. Editor: Mary Rouen.

Power Point. Sydney, Australia.

Reality Change: v.1, n.1-v.12, n.3 [gap in numbering Spring, 1993 and Fall, 1995, during which period 11 issues were produced], June, 1980-Third Quarter, 1998. Monthly, June, 1980-September, 1983; roughly quarterly thereafter. Austin, TX, June, 1980-Winter, 1992/1993; Eugene, OR, Spring, 1993-Third Quarter, 1998. Editors: Maude Cardwell, June, 1980-Winter 1992/1993; Lynda Dahl, Summer, 1993-Summer, 1994; Fairlight Lucia, Fall, 1994-Fall, 1995; Katharine Newcomb, 1st Quarter, 1996-3rd Quarter, 1998.

The Seth Journal, Quarterly, Summer/Winter 2003-2004, Editor: Serge Grandbois.

The Spontaneous Self: Phoenix, [AZ] Seth Center. v.1, n.1-v.2, n.5; October 1986-March? 1988. Editors: Sabrina Jones-Wallace, October, 1985-December, 1987; Ken and Carole Coleman, January-March, 1988.

Sumari Sights: Newsletter for the Greater D. C. Seth Society. Bi-monthly. v.2, n.4 is from 1985. Editor: Jane Reed.

5. Magazine Articles

de Kok, Malik, “Seth Spreekt. Een boodschap van vreugde en creativiteit” (Seth Speaks. A Message of Joy and Creativity) in BRES 114, August-September 1985, pp. 49-57.

Nagel, Alexandra, “Jane Roberts en het Seth-netwerk” (Jane Roberts and the Seth Network) in Prana 102, August-September 1997, pp. 23-27.

Nagel, Alexandra, “Gelijktijdige tijd: alle tijd tegelijkertijd” inSpiegelbeeld, December 2002, pp. 50-53.

Poett, James, “Seth Spoke”, The Village Voice (New York), 1978 Oct 9 and 16. Poett interviewed Jane and Rob, was given a private Seth session, and did fairly extensive background research. Article contains anecdotes of Jane’s childhood not published elsewhere, and includes a poem of Jane’s written ca. age 7. Part 1 is subtitled “A Visit with Jane Roberts, a Medium with a Message”; Part 2 is subtitled “There Is Another River” (cf. Thomas Sugrue’s biography of Edgar Cayce, There Is A River). A letter from Tam Mossman about these articles appeared in the 1978 Nov 13, issue, p. 6.

Specht, Peggy, “Who Was Seth” in The Messenger, 4:5 (1985 Jul).

True Psychic Inquirer (magazine), 1985. Includes “Exclusive Interview with the late Jane Roberts.”

Watson, Michael R., “Another Look at ‘Seth,”’ letter to FATE, in issue 438 (1986 Oct), pp. 127-128. Commentary on “Cherterous/Charteris” and “Man Aupault” material for Jean Kluft, from ESP Class session of 2/8/68, and Seth’s claimed incarnation as a minor Pope in 300 AD, from Session 590 (8/9/71). A response to this letter from Elisabeth M. Murphy appears in FATE 445 (1987 Apr), pp. 126-127. Another letter in response from Druscilla Malone was printed in issue 449 (1987 Aug), pp. 128-129.

6. Video/Audio

7. Advertisements

Advertisements in FATE

FATE 284, 1973 Nov, p. 11. Full-page ad by Prentice-Hall for The Education of Oversoul 7: “For the first time, a novel about reincarnation from the soul’s point of view!”

FATE 295, 1974 Oct, p. 17. Full-page ad by Prentice-Hall for The Nature of Personal Reality: “Seth, the ‘multi-person’ who’s lived more than one life, now shows you how to live yours.”

FATE 323, 1977 Feb, p. 13. Full-page ad by Prentice-Hall for The Nature of Personal Reality and Psychic Politics: “Seth speaks again – for all to read, learn from and live by.”

FATE 333, 1977 Dec, p. 11. Full-page ad by Prentice-Hall for The “Unknown” Reality, Volume One and The World View of Paul Cezanne: “Seth speaks – again.”

FATE 346, 1979 Jan, p. 9. Full-page ad by Prentice Hall for The Afterdeath Journal of an American Philosopher: “What will your soul experience after death?”

FATE 425, 1986 Jul, p. 9. Full-page ad by Prentice Hall for Dreams, “Evolution,” and Value Fulfillment, Volume One: “Announcing Jane Robert’s [sic] most eagerly-awaited “Seth” book…”.

New York Times Book Review, 1976 Mar 14, p. 29. A full page Prentice-Hall advertisement promoting Jane’s books. Includes a picture of Jane (from Rich Conz’ 1969 photo session) and the caption “Over a Half Million Readers are Exploring the Mysteries of Life and Reality – Through the Writings of Jane Roberts and an ‘Extraordinary Personality’ Called Seth.”

8. Middle of Silence Gallery

The Middle of Silence Gallery (65 Carmine St., New York, NY) was run by the Middle of Silence Commune, a group which at first embraced Seth’s teachings and later repudiated them. (“Look where space seems empty, and listen in the middle of silence.” — Seth Speaks, Session 539). The group was led by poet/artist Stanley Fisher (July 3, 1925 – March 7, 1980).

a. “Reality as Self-Created Art,” advertisement in Village Voice, 1974 Feb 21, announcing Gallery opening 1974 Feb 22, dedicated to “nurturing creativity” and “presenting the philosophy of Seth.”

b. “Visionary Vista in a Time of Conscious Metamorphosis,” advertisement in Village Voice (New York, NY), 1974 Dec 30. Announcement of exhibition of “works in various media” celebratory of Seth’s work and man’s creative powers.

c. “The Nature of Personal Reality,” advertisement in Village Voice, 1975 Feb 3. p. 45, reprinting the review of this book from FATE 297 (December, 1974; see 1.A.1 above) and announcing discussion groups on the Seth material.

d. “Seth Books Given Out Free,” classified ad in Village Voice, 1977 Aug 1, p. 71. Announces picket of Prentice-Hall offices.

e. “Are Jane Roberts and Seth Traitors to This Planet?,” advertisement in The News World (New York, NY), ca. 1977 Sep, and other papers, and reprinted in Coordinate Point (San Francisco, CA), vol. 1, n. 1, p. 6 (October, 1978; see II.B.4 above). Rant claiming that Seth is infallible, Satan-inspired, and at war against humankind.

f. “Power of Babble,” letter by Stanley Fisher of Middle of Silence Commune in Village Voice, 1978 Oct 16. p. 4, in response to James Poett’s articles on Jane in that publication (see II.B.5 above). Gives details of the Commune’s one-time interest in, and later opposition to, Seth and his teachings. See II.A.3 above for Fisher’s article in FATE regarding “The Afterdeath Journal of an American Philosopher.”

III. Unfinished/Unpublished Works

Aspects. Volumes 1-3.

Contents of the Mind. Volumes 1-3. ca. 1975-1977.

From This Rich Bed. (Jane’s autobiography)

Hi, Low, and Psycho (poetry) 1965-1966. Excerpts published in Reality Change, Third Quarter, 1996, pp. 35-40.

The Little Artificial Christmas Tree.

A Little Book to Leonard (written for Jane’s former neighbor Leonard Yaudes, 1980)

The Physical Universe as Idea Construction.

The Sinful Self.

The Sky Will Send Down Ladders (poetry) ca. 1970.

Through My Eyes. (Rob’s autobiography)

IV. Alleged Post-1984 Communications from Seth and Jane

These works are listed for the sake of completeness, but readers should be aware that none of this material has been endorsed by Robert Butts, and they should use caution when evaluating it.

Seth

by Dotti McAuliffe
McAuliffe, John and Dotti. Ascendant Thought: A New Seth Book. UniSun, 1987.
McAuliffe, John and Dotti. Timelessness: A New Seth Book. UniSun, 1988.
McAuliffe, John and Dotti. Unseen Forces: A New Seth Book. UniSun, 1989.
by Jean Loomis
and Paul Zuromski, “Seth Speaks Again” in Psychic Guide,4:16-21 (1985 Sep).
and Paul Zuromski, “Seth Speaks Again and Again and Again” in Psychic Guide, 4:42 (1985 Dec/1986 Jan-Feb).
and Paul Zuromski, “Seth Speaks Again” in Psychic Guide, 5:34-35 (1986 Jun).
and Paul Zuromski, “Seth Speaks Again: On to Avalon” in Psychic Guide, 5:44-47 (1986 Sep).
and Paul Zuromski, “We’re All the Same” in Psychic Guide, 5:46-48 (1986 Dec)
and Paul Zuromski, “Seth Speaks on Crystals” in Psychic Guide, 6:54-55 (1987 Mar/Apr).
and Paul Simon, “Experimenting with Animals: What is the Karma?” in Body, Mind, Spirit, 7:30-31 (1988 Jan/Feb).
and Carol Kramer, “Sin and Sensuality” in Body, Mind, Spirit, 7:59-61 (1988 May/Jun).
and Carol Kramer, “Is the Male Seth Energy to Be Blended with the Female Energy of Isis?” in Body, Mind, Spirit, 7:62-64 (1988 Sep/Oct).
by Thomas Massari
Health and Nutrition: a Complete 8 Week Class Taught by Seth, Through Medium Thomas Massari: Includes Questions and Answers Relating to Health, Illness, Diets, Fasting, Vitamins, the Value of Using Visualization, and Health Meditation Techniques, The Author, 1983.
Lee, Craig, “Channeling: Voices from Other Worlds,” part II, in FATE 447 (1987 Jun), pp. 92-100. A description of a public “Seth” session channeled by Massari appears on pp. 98-100. This article, serialized in three parts in FATE issues 446-448, originally appeared in L. A. Weekly. A letter concerning Massari’s “Seth” sessions from Renais Jeanne Hill appears in FATE 457 (1988 Apr), p. 116, 127.

Jane

Marecek, Mary. A View from the Other Side. Light Technology Publications, 1998. Channeled material allegedly from Jane Roberts.
Miller, Susanne B., Interviews with Famous Dead People, New Atlantean Press (Santa Fe, NM), 1997. An “interview” with Jane appears on pp. 87-88. “Jane” says, inter alia, “Once or twice I have […] tried my hand at communicating with some of my students. I am amused when during these times they think they are communicating only with Seth.”

(Last updated October 19, 2010)

© 1999-2010 Barry C. Noonan. Used with permission.
Many thanks to Mary Dillman, Geir Grønvold, Alexandra Nagel, Tamás Révbíró, and John Stevens for their assistance in the preparation of this bibliography.

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