Magic in Theory

Magic in Theory

An Introduction to the Theoretical and Psychological Elements of Conjuring

eBook - 2008
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A useful manual for any magician or curious spectator who wonders why the tricks seem so real, this guide examines the psychological aspects of a magician's work. Exploring the ways in which human psychology plays into the methods of conjuring rather than focusing on the individual tricks alone, this explanation of the general principles of magic includes chapters on the use of misdirection, sleight of hand, and reconstruction, provides a better understanding of this ancient art, and offers a section on psychics that warns of their deceptive magic skills.
Publisher: Hatfield, Hertfordshire : University of Hertfordshire Press, 2008.
ISBN: 9781907396557
1907396551
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvi, 175 pages) :,illustrations, portraits.
Additional Contributors: Wiseman, Richard (Richard John), 1966-

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