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Coppa, Francesca

Performing Magic on the Western Stage

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Francesca Coppa, Lawrence Hass, James Peck

2. Life Magic and Staged Magic: A Hidden Intertwining
Lawrence Hass

3. The Family Romance of Modern Magic: Contesting Robert-Houdin’s Cultural Legacy in Contemporary France
Graham M. Jones

4. Magicians and the Magic of Hollywood Cinema during the 1920s
Matthew Solomon

5. The Body Immaterial: Magicians’ Assistants and the Performance of Labor
Francesca Coppa

6. Conjuring Capital: Magic and Finance from Eighteenth-Century London to the New Las Vegas
James Peck

7. The Sacred and the Sleight of Hand in American Indian Gaming
Mary Lawlor

8. Outdoing Ching Ling Foo
Christopher Stahl

9. Intersecting Illusions: Performing Magic, Disability, and Gender
Karen Dearborn

10. Through a Glass Darkly: Magic and Religion in Western Thought and Practice
Susan L. Schwartz

11. Illusions about Illusions
Robert E. Neale

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Theatre History, US History, Modern History, Performing Arts, North American Literature

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History
Page amount
253 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230617124
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-37464-9

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