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Illusion

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Formed in 1964 in Long Island, New York, USA, the Illusion were a locally popular band in the same ‘blue-eyed soul’ scene that also produced more world-famous bands such as ...

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illusion

Edited by Colin Chambers.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 4 words.

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illusion

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 416 words.

The aesthetic experience which is generated when a representation has the appearance of being true or real and when recipients

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illusion

Meg Mumford.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 424 words.

The aesthetic experience which is generated when a representation has the appearance of being true or real and when recipients

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Loutherbourg, Philip James de (1740–1812)

Phyllis Hartnoll and Peter Found.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 326 words.

(1740–1812),

German painter, who had for some time made a special study of stage illusion and mechanics before

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Bibiena family

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 435 words.

Italian painters, architects, and *scenographers. Students of the baroque, an age that loved *illusion, they adopted an exuberant

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Lucie, Doug (1953)

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 116 words.

(1953– )

English playwright who holds up the illusions and delusions of Thatcherite and post-Thatcherite Britain to unflinching ridicule.

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Pepper's ghost

John Barnes.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 232 words.

A stage illusion invented by Professor John Henry Pepper, first demonstrated in London in 1862. A ghost appears

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Lucie, Doug (1953– )

Dan Rebellato.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 120 words.

(1953– )

English playwright who holds up the illusions and delusions of Thatcherite and post-Thatcherite Britain to unflinching ridicule.

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flying actors

John Barnes.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 432 words.

The illusion of a flying human being has been part of Western spectacle since the mechane of the ancient Greek

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Bibiena family

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

Italian painters, architects, and scenographers. Students of the baroque, an age that loved illusion, they adopted an exuberant style that made use of new architectural forms, ornate...

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