phantasmagoria


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phan·tas·ma·gor·i·a

(fan-taz'mă-gōr'ē-ă),
A fantastic sequence of haphazardly associative imagery.

phan·tas·ma·gor·i·a

(fan-taz'mă-gōr'ē-ă)
A fantastic sequence of haphazardly associative imagery.

phantasmagoria

(făn-tăz-mă-gŏr′ē-ă) [Gr. phantasma, an appearance, + agora, assembly, gathering]
A series of phantasms, deceptive illusions, either imagined or remembered from a dream.
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Over the years we've built up a reputation for holding specialist food events and to be honest the main motivation for them has been pleasure - we really enjoying hosting them!" Fishy Phantasmagoria starts at 5pm and is priced at PS38 per person.
Phantasmagoria of love and sensuality are embedded in films such as Pyaasa (1957) and Kaagaz ke Phool (1959), gesturing to a socialist worldview, in a style of filmmaking that blends the masala and a realist aesthetic.
I mentioned in my previous message many of the activities that were planned for the fall, Phantasmagoria in October and of the course the Dickens Readings in December.
With a whiff of Nathaniel Hawthorne in his words, Aguirre-Sacasa describes Abi-gail/1702 as "a phantasmagoria, a supernatural tale, a full-blooded love story." No superhero, obviously, but a supercharged tale.
Ellis and his friend Jay find themselves in the world of Phantasmagoria, a world inhabited by witches, dwarves, dragons and talking trees.
The phantasmagoria of the staging will not be to everyone's taste, and I think it's more successful in its portrayal of events in Troy than those in Carthage.
Inspired by the pages of the a picture book (so often the place where we are introduced to our first rendition of Cinderella), the stage is littered with 20 huge pages, 3 by 4 meters in size, upon which images, words and mood are projected to illustrate, as Pignon-Ernest has put it, something "between reality and phantasmagoria."
As a result, Goebel presents a wonderful collection of essays that deal with Benjamin's most fundamental concepts on language, rhetoric, translation, fragmentation, montage, messianism, politics, and phantasmagoria. Many of these interdisciplinary essays "re-read" his works against the background of current theoretical conceptualizations (media theory, gender studies, postcolonialism).
It may not be a roman a clef but it's not avant-garde phantasmagoria either; some passages are little more than distillations from Duvert's critical work Good Sex Illustrated, a lively condemnation of the family's subsumption of child sexuality, and the adjective troubling would criminally understate this novel's relationship to reality.
As reliably as the seasons change, Paul Taylor Dance Company presented two premieres in its annual stint of 15 repertory works at City Center--one dramatic (Three Dubious Memories) and one whimsically macabre (Phantasmagoria).
Then, a couple of years ago, a colleague asked me who I consider to be a truly Jewish designernot as in Ralph Lifshitz, the Jewish boy from the Bronx who created the ultimate sartorial phantasmagoria of the WASP lifestyle, but as in designers who created the fashions that most spoke to the Jewish story of upward mobility, conspicuous consumption, desire for assimilation, and, at some far point, acceptance and even leadership.
The very room where one is sleeping might (again, as "out of nowhere") appear with no distortion or phantasmagoria of any kind.