Bell Book and Camera

Bell  Book and Camera
Author: Heather Greene
Publsiher: McFarland
Total Pages: 242
Release: 2018-04-26
Genre: Performing Arts
ISBN: 9781476632063

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The witch as a cultural archetype has existed in some form since the beginning of recorded history. Her nature has changed through technological developments and sociocultural shifts--a transformation most evident in her depictions on screen. This book traces the figure of the witch through American screen history with an analysis of the entertainment industry's shifting boundaries concerning expressions of femininity. Focusing on films and television series from The Wizard of Oz to The Craft, the author looks at how the witch reflects alterations of gender roles, religion, the modern practice of witchcraft, and female agency.

Lights Camera Witchcraft

Lights  Camera  Witchcraft
Author: Heather Greene
Publsiher: Llewellyn Worldwide
Total Pages: 324
Release: 2021-10-08
Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
ISBN: 9780738768809

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Follow the Witch Through Decades of American Entertainment Deviant mistress of the dark arts. Goddess worshipper dancing in the moonlight. Crystal-wielding bookworm with a black hat and broom. We recognize the witch because no industry has been quite so influential in shaping our vision of her as Hollywood. This comprehensive book delves into the fascinating history of witchcraft and witches in American film and television. From Joan the Woman and The Wizard of Oz to Carrie and Charmed, author and film scholar Heather Greene explores how these movies and TV shows helped influence the public image of the witch and profoundly affected how women negotiate their power in a patriarchal society. Greene presents more than two hundred examples spanning silent reels to present-day blockbusters. As you travel through each decade, you'll discover compelling insights into the intersection of entertainment, critical theory, gender studies, and spirituality.

Bell Book and Candle

Bell  Book and Candle
Author: John Van Druten
Publsiher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
Total Pages: 80
Release: 1951
Genre: Drama
ISBN: 0822201046

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THE STORY: Gillian Holroyd is one of the few modern people who can actually cast spells and perform feats of supernaturalism. She casts a spell over an unattached publisher, Shepherd Henderson, partly to keep him away from a rival and partly becaus


Author: Ewen Bell
Publsiher: Twocats
Total Pages: 303
Release: 2020-12-20
Genre: Photography
ISBN: 9780648944201

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Let this book guide you on a journey to re-ignite your creative expression and fall in love with the art of photography. Bring back the joy of the craft, and get a handle on how to be more creative with the camera. The 2021 Edition has 38 chapters that mostly focus on practical philosophies, plus a few that delve into the technical. It doesn't matter what camera you own, the most powerful tools you have are your own experience and expression.

Bell s Book of Tricks

Bell s Book of Tricks
Author: Patrick Page
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 132
Release: 1974
Genre: Magic tricks
ISBN: 0517174049

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Bell Book and Murder

Bell  Book  and Murder
Author: Rosemary Edghill
Publsiher: Forge Books
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2014-08-12
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781466878136

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Rosemary Edghill cast a keenly observant, friendly, yet faintly amused eye on an intriguing American micro-culture. The Bast novels offer a very new view of the practitioners of a very old faith. Edghill allows that there's still magic in the air. Rosemary Edghill's Bast novels are a real treat. Bell, Book, and Murder contains all three Bast novels, Speak Daggers to Her, Book of Moons, and The Bowl of Night (excerpted in USA Today). At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Bell Book Candlemas

Bell  Book   Candlemas
Author: Jennifer David Hesse
Publsiher: Kensington Cozies
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2016-12-27
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781496704955

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A Wiccan attorney investigates menacing threats and murder at a small-town shop in this cozy mystery by the author of Midsummer Night’s Mischief. A new year has barely begun and Edindale, Illinois, family law attorney Keli Milanni already has her hands full at work. But her private practice—as a Wiccan—may cause her worlds to collide . . . The Wiccan holiday of Candlemas is right around the corner, but when vandals target New Age gift shop Moonstone Treasures, the mood is far from festive. Frightening threats and accusations of witchcraft aimed at the owner have some Wiccan patrons calling it a hate crime. And when things escalate to murder, the community turns to Keli . . . As a friend and customer, Keli wants to help. But there’s one problem: she’s fiercely private about her religion. How can she stop the harassment, not to mention catch a killer, while keeping her faith hidden from her colleagues, clients, and her promising—and long awaited—new boyfriend? At a time meant to banish darkness, will Keli have to choose between risking the spotlight and keeping her beliefs locked in the proverbial broom closet? Or will she call on her deepest convictions to conjure the perfect path . . . ? Praise for the Wiccan Wheel Mysteries “Hesse incorporates Keli’s Wiccan practices into her story line, with prayers to the Goddess and incantations that assist her sleuth in gaining insights to solve the mystery. A perfect read for New Age devotees and those who prefer the pagan version of Yuletide.” —Library Journal on Yuletide Homicide “Hesse easily balances murder and romance in this holiday tale that's so cozy.” —Kirkus Reviews on Yuletide Homicide

Mirror Mirror

Mirror  Mirror
Author: Hilary Bell
Publsiher: Hachette Children's Books Australia
Total Pages: 216
Release: 1996
Genre: Fantasy
ISBN: 0733603564

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Ties in with Ch. 10 TV series. Time travel adventure as two girls explore the past to save the future from an environmental catastrophe 8-12 yrs.