By Francesca Coppa, Lawrence Hass, James Peck, Eugene Burger
Acting Magic at the Western degree examines magic as a appearing paintings and significant social perform. The essays during this interdisciplinary assortment learn the paintings of diverse western theatrical conjurers and a number of other non-western magical performances of their ancient context. all through, the participants hyperlink magic to cultural arenas corresponding to faith, finance, gender, and nationality. all the individuals are attached to the the world over acclaimed thought and artwork of Magic application at Muhlenberg collage, by which artists and students examine the heritage, idea, and perform of the mystical arts.