Books, Music, Film

Books, Music, and Film

Note: First publication of all books is cited, followed, in parentheses, by most recent or more readily available editions.

Books by Gurdjieff

G. I. Gurdjieff, All and Everything: Beelzebub’s Tales to His GrandsonNew York: Harcourt Brace, 1950; New York: Penguin Arkana, 1999; and New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin (revised), 2006 ; Tarcher/Penguin (second revision) 2008.

———,  Meetings with Remarkable MenNew York: Dutton, 1963; New York: Penguin Arkana, 1985.

———,  Life Is Real Only Then, When “I Am”New York: Dutton, 1982; New York: Penguin Arkana, 1991.

———,  Views from the Real WorldNew York: Dutton, 1973; New York: Penguin Compass, 1984.

Accounts by Direct Pupils

P. D. Ouspensky, In Search of the MiraculousNew York: Harcourt, Brace, 1949; New York: Harcourt, 2001.

Thomas and Olga de Hartmann, Our Life with Mr. GurdjieffNew York: Cooper Square, 1962. Several revised and enlarged editions have been published over the years, the most recent and definitive being: Sandpoint, Idaho: Sandpoint Press, 2008.

Henriette Lannes, This Fundamental QuestSan Francisco: Far West Institute, 2007.

John Pentland, Exchanges WithinNew York: Continuum, 1997′ New York: Tarcher Penguin, 2004.

Michel de Salzmann, “Man’s Ever New and Eternal Challenge” in Jacob Needleman and Dennis Lewis, eds., On the Way to Self Knowledge,New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976, pp. 54-83, and “Seeing: The Endless Source of Inner Freedom,” in Material for Thought, #14, pp. 12-30.

William Segal, A Voice at the Borders of SilenceNew York: The Overlook Press, 2003.

Henri Tracol, The Taste For Things That Are TrueLongmead, Shaftesbury, Dorset: Element Books, Ltd., 1994.

Also recommended:

Margaret Anderson, The Unknowable GurdjieffNew York: Weiser, 1962; London and New York: Penguin Arkana, 1991.

Kathryn Hulme, Undiscovered CountryBoston: Little Brown, 1966.

Rina Hands, Diary of Madame Egout Pour SweetAurora, Oregon:Two Rivers Press, 1991.

Needleman, Jacob. The Gurdjieff Work. The Gurdjieff Foundation of California.

C. S. Nott, Teachings of Gurdjieff: The Journal of a PupilLondon: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1961; London and New York: Penguin Arkana, 1991.

Tcheslaw Tchekhovitch, Gurdjieff: A Master in LifeToronto: Dolmen Meadows Editions, 2006.

Rene Zuber, Who Are You, Monsieur Gurdjieff? London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1980.

The Music of Gurdjieff /de Hartmann:

Music by Gurdjieff-de Hartmann, Vol. 1-3, Laurence Rosenthal, piano. WM3001. Windemere Music Publishers. Distributed by Intrada, Oakland, CA.


Meetings with Remarkable Mendirected by Peter Brook, produced by Remar Production, Inc., 1978; DVD included with The Inner Journey: Views from the Gurdjieff Work (listed above), distributed by Morning Light Press, Sandpoint, Idaho.