Dumbstruck: A Cultural History of Ventriloquism


Subject:
Performing Arts , Puppets , Theater

Description:
This companion to a 2000 book on ventriloquism "makes available the Dumbstruck Archive of texts and images relating to the history of ventriloquism." Includes the first chapter of the book, selected articles and text of presentations, and links to historical material on topics such as divination, scientists and ventriloquism, popular explanations (from the 18th and 19th centuries), performers, and talking machines. From a British author and professor.

Creator:
Connor, Steven

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.stevenconnor.com/dumbstruck/


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