phantasmagoria


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phantasmagoria

, phantasmagory
Films a sequence of pictures made to vary in size rapidly while remaining in focus
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Just as songs enhanced the amorous and the sexual, dance offered audiences an enhanced phantasmagoria of sexuality, using the body to push the boundaries of the transgressive.
Compare the jaw-dropping phantasmagoria that lights up city squares around the world, the adrenalin-pumping televising of the last two Gulf Wars, the triumphal opening ceremony of Beijing's Olympics Games, and you get the point.
Use of the phantasmagoria also presaged horror's subsequent critical decline, detractors arguing that the "high art of theater" had been violated and demeaned by "stage-trick and scenery" (61).
Yet this same poem, including these additional twelve lines, appeared earlier, in a presentation copy of her 1825 Phantasmagoria, inscribed to Dr.
Aa According to the letter, a phantasmagoria of horror begins shortly after Obama takes office.
But Clare insists you don't need a degree in Welsh culture to enjoy this phantasmagoria of colourful characters.
Throughout the installations presented here, artists' use of shadows and mist evokes the alluring enigma and magic of Phantasmagoria.
But it goes much further, as Dominic Cooke and Julian Crouch, director and designer respectively, have turned the opera into a phantasmagoria of weird imagery.
To add the illusion of truth, we are bombarded with a phantasmagoria of emotive and graphic images designed to shock - kids with stitches in their faces and so on.
Later this year Manson will start work on his long-awaited horror film Phantasmagoria - The Vision of Lewis Carroll which is set to feature Lily Cole, Tilda Swinton and Evan Rachel Wood.
The first of these examines the proliferation, in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries of the often pseudoscientific or educational exhibitions of such manifestations as phantasmagoria, dioramas, re-enacted battles, peep-shows and waxworks as well as menageries and circuses.