HPS202 Textbook Reading - Steinmeyer Ch1

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Department
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
Course
HPS202H1
Professor
G.Garbutt
Semester
Fall

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HPS202H1SteinmeyerHiding the Elephant ch 1Harry Houdini and vanishing elephant at Hippodromenot sophisticated designed to gasp smile and write home aboutterrible magician operation take long cutout box to show curtains from back of stage but remembered as an escape artist myth not especially graceful but restless collection of shapes though want to be real magicianRobertHoudin as Father of Modern Music for Houdini at first magic world not like he describedDavenport brothers act with spiritsHoudinis act emphasizing freedom mirror cuffs Chinese Water Torture Cellperfectionist never fail escapespeciality in convincing everyone a near catastrophe proudly associated with magicians rivalry Unmasking of RobertHoudin take apart onetime in
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