for Angela


DEFINITIONS Oxford English Dictionary, "A ministering spirit or divine messenger; one of an order of spiritual beings superior to man in power and intelligence who are the attendants and messengers of the Deity..."







Gustave Davidson, A Dictionary of Angels including the Fallen Angels, Macmillan (Free Press) New York, 1967

L.W.Northrup , Encounters with Angels 1988

A.S.Joppie The Ministry of Angela, Baker Book House, 1953.

Peter L. Berger A Rumor of Angels Institute of Sino- Christian Studies, 1969, 1990.

Jean Chevalier and Alain Gheerbrant, The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols, Penguin London 1996, .

Kristin Lohse Belkin Art & ideas Phaidon Press Limited, 1998.

T h o m a s A q u i n a s "S u m m a T h e o l o g i c a "






John Milton, Paradise Lost.


H.G.Wells, The Wonderful Visit (1895)

Mark Twin, Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven (1909)

Anatole France, La Révolte des Anges (1914)

Helen Beauclerk, The Love of the Foolish Angel (1929)

Gary Kilworth, The Angel Sequence (1993 - )


Wings of Desire (Wim Wenders)

Its a Wonderful Life (Frank Capra 1946)

A Matter of Life and Death (Michael Powell 1946)

Barbarella ( Vadim, 1967)





Julia White and Ronald Otsuka, Pathways to the Afterlife, Chinese art from the Sze Hong Collection, Denver Art Museum 1993.

Albert Dien, Robert Thrpe et al, The Quest for Eternity, Chinese Ceramic Sculpture from the PRC, Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles1988

Jessica Rawson, Mysteries of Ancient China, New Discoveries from the Early Dynasties, British Museum, London 1996.

Rose Kerr (ed) The T.T.Tsui Gallery of Chinese Art, Victoria and Albert Museumn, London 1991

R.J.Poor, , E.L.Shaughnessey, Ritual and Reverence, Chinese Art at the University of Chicago, Smart Gallery, University of Chicago, 1989

Jessica Rawson (ed), The British Museum Book of Chinese Art, British Museum Press, London, 1992



C h i n e s e E n g l i s h The Holy B i b l e - various editions




Louise Seaman Bechtel, Books in search of Children, Macmillan London 1969recommended essays

Diane Klemin, The Illustrated Book Its art and craft, Bramhall, New York 1970 - book design, The Artist's Contribution, The History of Illustration, The Contemporary Book, The Influence of the Second World War, the poresent freedom of illustration,

the art and craft of Illustration - line drawings - Woodcuts, linoleum cuts, wood engravings, Two colour line drawings, Wash Drawings, Pencil Drawings, Drawing for Direct Contact - Fiull color, Art in Color Sepration,

the story tellers Alexeieff, Ambrus, Ardizzone, Baskin, Bemelmans, Thomas Hart Benton, Isabel Bishop, bernarda Bryson, Covarrubias, Calder, Chappell, Erni, Dwiggins... etc

and Bibliography.

Marina Warner, No Go the Bogeyman, Scaring, Lulling and Making Mock, Chatto and Windus London 1998