The Magic Mirror

Moviemaking in Russia, 1908-1918

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Author: Denise Jeanne Youngblood

Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

ISBN: 9780299162344

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 197

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Amid the instability and violence of turn-of-the-century industrialization and urbanization Russians embraced a revolutionary art form to reflect the aspirations and motivations of a new class. In The Magic Mirror Denise Youngblood portrays a newly urbanized entrepreneurial middle class--not the revolutionaries or imperialists of historians--and the movies they made and paid to see. Upon those screens they saw their lives depicted in all their variety and uncertainty. Youngblood provides a cultural angle into an era most often viewed through a revolutionary lens. Film and the film industry illuminates and reflects the popular attitudes of the time. The Magic Mirror is a study of the ten years of native film production through the Revolutions of 1917, based almost exclusively on Russian language primary sources. Topics examined include the organization and evolution of the industry followed by description and analysis of genres, motifs, and themes as exemplified in 65 of the most important surviving films.

The Magic Mirror

Myth's Abiding Power

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Author: Elizabeth M. Baeten

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9780791430910

Category: Philosophy

Page: 245

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Analyzes the theories of myth of Cassirer, Barthes, Eliade, and Hillman and offers an alternative original account of myth-making as an essential strand of cultural production.

The Magic Mirror

An Antique Optical Toy

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Author: McLoughlin Bros

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486238470

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Authentic replica of famed antique toy book complete with mylar sheet to transform distorted images into delightful full color pictures.

Tales of the Magic Mirror

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Author: Karl H. Bratton,Jack Thurston

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 1543907172

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 200

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The discovery of a magic mirror inside an ancient box enables a kindly woodcutter and his wife to help others overcome their troubles. When the good fairies direct him to the mirror, the kind old man and his wife decide to use its magic to help others. Whether the unfortunate person is a poor cobbler who has been intimidated by a giant into making an endless series of huge boots, a giggling goblin in trouble, or a complaining worm, the magic mirror's power is such that the woodcutter is able to assist all those who come to him for help. Combined with ith the ingredients of familiar and enduring fairy tales are elements of humor and the homely remedies of simple folk for the faults of human behavior: untruthfulness, laziness, tyranny, and dissatisfaction.

Behind the Magic Mirror

The Memoir of Romper Room's Miss Sandra

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Author: Sandra Hart

Publisher: Sandra Hart

ISBN: 9780971552500

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 224

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Former Romper Room Teacher and Anchorwoman Sandra Hart has written her powerful memoir - a story of betrayal, murder and survival revolving around schizophrenia. A visually rich journey begins with the author's childhood in a gloomy Ohio Valley steel town and follows her through her early career on Romper Room and then her final investigation into the disappearance of her ex-husband. Surviving an early life-threatening illness, Sandra finally finds happiness in adulthood only to discover that her utopian life is a mirage. A confident personality in front of the camera, few knew that behind the scenes she was fearful of a stalker intent on destroying her. It is a searing story of a woman who leads a double life. Her public persona was that of a successful television personality, but her private life was one of personal pain and constant terror. "A compassionate kaleidoscope of events of a life as it is."- Janice Lieberman, NBC-TV. "A suspensful and compelling love story in which both the reader and author are spectators in an awesome discovery." - M. Cohen. Major credit cards accepted. Toll-free 1-866-294-9063, e-mail: [email protected], or myartisansway.com. Distributor/Wholesaler: Baker and Taylor.

Mr Badger and the Magic Mirror

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Author: Leigh Hobbs

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 145962811X

Category: Badgers

Page: 67

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Book four in this charming illustrated series from the creator of Old Tom, Horrible Harriet and Mr Chicken. Mr Badger is about to uncover something magical at the Boubles Grand Hotel! Life is certainly full of surprises at the Boubles Grand Hotel. When Mr Badger discovers a mirror that is anything but ordinary, he learns more about his favourite hotel than he would ever have dreamed possible. Collect the set and join in the fun with Mr Badger, his family and friends.

The Fairy Tale

The Magic Mirror of the Imagination

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Author: Steven Swann Jones

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415938914

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 156

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One of the best known and enduring genres, the fairy fales origins extend back to the preliterate oral societies of the ancient world. This books surveys its history and traces its evolution into the form we recognized today. Jones Builds on the work of folklorist and critics to provide the student with a stunning, lucid overview of the genre and a solid understanding of its structure.

The Magic Mirror of the Mermaid Queen

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Author: Delia Sherman

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101162848

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 290

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Neef, the official Changeling of Central Park, has survived a life-threatening quest, but that’s nothing compared to her first experiences at Changeling school. At Miss Van Loon’s, she meets her counterparts from all over Manhattan, learns the basics of diplomacy, and, of course, gets in trouble. This time Neef must recover the Magic Mirror, or else New York Harbor’s Mermaid Queen will turn all of the city’s fresh water to salt—and everything will die.

Snow White and the Magic Mirror

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Author: Tony Bradman

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1434279502

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 50

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Snow White wants to enter a painting contest, but she keeps getting interrupted by people asking for favors--until the magic mirror offers her some practical advice.

The Magic Mirror and the Seventh Dwarf

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Author: Tia Nevitt

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1426895100

Category: Fiction

Page: 250

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Book two in Accidental Enchantments. Prince Richard is cursed. Enslaved to a magic mirror, he must truthfully answer the evil queen when she uses it to call on him. To keep from betraying innocents, Richard wanders the countryside and avoids people. All her life, Gretchen has been teased for being small. When she hears of a hidden farm populated by little people like her, she sets out to find it—and is welcomed by the mostly male inhabitants. Lars in particular woos her with his gentle kindness and quiet strength. Danger looms when Gretchen meets a runaway princess and offers her shelter at the Little Farm. Wandering nearby, Richard instantly falls in love with the beautiful princess, and is later compelled to tell the queen that she is not the fairest of them all. Enraged, the queen vows to find them and destroy them. If either Gretchen or Richard are to have their happy endings, they must team up to break the mirror's spell before the queen kills them all… For another fairy tale retelling from Tia Nevitt, check out The Sevenfold Spell, available now! 43,000 words

The Magic Mirror

Law in American History

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Author: Kermit Hall,Peter Karsten

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780195081800

Category: History

Page: 465

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Now in a new edition with extensive updates by Peter Karsten, The Magic Mirror chronicles American law from its English origins to the present. It offers comprehensive treatment of twentieth-century developments and sets American law and legal institutions in the broad context of social, economic, and political events, weaving together themes from the history of both constitutional and private law. This edition of The Magic Mirror features additional coverage of resistance to law throughU.S. history, the customary law of self-governing bodies, and Native Americans. It also has updated coverage for law in society, the legal implications of social change in areas such as criminal justice, the rights of women, blacks, the family, and children. It further examines regional differences in American legal culture, the creation of the administrative and security states, the development of American federalism, and the rise of the legal profession. The Magic Mirror pays close attentionto the evolution of substantive law categories - such as contracts, torts, negotiable instruments, real property, trusts and estates, and civil procedure - and addresses the intellectual evolution of American law, surveying movements such as legal realism and critical legal studies. The authors conclude that over its history American law has been remarkably fluid, adapting in form and substance to each successive generation without ever fully resolving the underlying social and economic conflicts that first provoke demands for legal change.

The Magic Mirror

Concerning a Lonely Princess, a Foundling Girl, a Scheming King and a Pickpocket Squirrel

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Author: Susan Hill Long

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0553511343

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 320

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From the time she was a crippled baby, left in a church, Maggie's life has never been easy but when she glimpses her destiny in a magic mirror, she goes off on a quest to find her father and, along the way, finds happiness, as well.

The magic mirror

selected writings on the theatre

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Author: George Jean Nathan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Theater

Page: 262

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The Magic Mirror

And other stories for children containing mental exercises

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Author: Lone Wolsing

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN: 1504326989

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 108

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The small stories about the cat, Bliss, and his way of helping children from the town present tools that may help children help themselves. The world can be a difficult place to operate in with all the options children are offered today—and with the supervision and control they are subjected to. The freedom of my childhood, with its games and experiences, taught me about life, but many children do not have that freedom today. Through the small stories, children are given the possibility of taking possession of their lives through the use of fantasy and power of thought. The cat, Bliss, shows techniques that are used by many adults throughout the world today. So why should children not be able to profit from them? Let them try. Read the stories aloud and let the children draw their fantasy pictures and try the exercises. Several Danish children have enjoyed listening and drawing— it makes their everyday life easier and their self-esteem much better. Enjoy reading. Lone Wolsing