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  • Contemporary Circus

    Contemporary Circus
    av Katie Lavers

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138680722

    In this volume, twenty-four creators come together with three scholars to discuss Contemporary Circus, bridging the divide between practice and theory. Lavers, Leroux, and Burtt offer conversations across four key themes: Apparatus, Politics, Perfor…

  • Contemporary Circus

    Contemporary Circus
    av Katie Lavers

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138680715

    In this volume, twenty-four creators come together with three scholars to discuss Contemporary Circus, bridging the divide between practice and theory. Lavers, Leroux, and Burtt offer conversations across four key themes: Apparatus, Politics, Perfor…

  • The Art of Clowning

    The Art of Clowning
    av E.

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780230339095

    The Art of Clowning is the first book on clowning technique and offers a step-by-step process for actors and other theatrical enthusiasts to discover their inner clown. This fun and accessible guide expands on theories and exercises to help students…

  • Modoc

    Modoc
    av Ralph Helfer
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060929510

    Spanning several decades and three continents, Modoc is one of the most amazing true animal stories ever told. Raised together in a small German circus town, a boy and an elephant formed a bond that would last their entire lives, and would be tested…

  • The Circus and Victorian Society

    The Circus and Victorian Society
    av Brenda Assael

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813923406

    It was during the Victorian era that the circus, whose origins lay in the fairground world, emerged as a commercialized entertainment that we would recognize today. This development was intricately tied to a widespread demand for circus acts by a br…

  • Circus! From Rome to Ringling

    Circus! From Rome to Ringling
    av Janet Ormond

    Inbunden - 1973 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780837162591

  • The Man Who Walked Between the Towers

    The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
    av Mordicai Gerstein

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780312368784

    The story of a daring tightrope walk between skyscrapers, as seen in Robert Zemeckis' The Walk, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt.In 1974, French aerialist Philippe Petit threw a tightrope between the two towers of the World Trade Center and spent an ho…

  • The Man Who Walked Between the Towers

    The Man Who Walked Between the Towers
    av Mordicai Gerstein

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780761317913

    In 1974, French aerialist Philippe Petit threw a tightrope between the two towers of the World Trade Center and spent an hour walking, dancing, and performing high-wire tricks a quarter mile in the sky. This picture book captures the poetry and magi…

  • Clowns and Cannons

    Clowns and Cannons
    av William L. Slout

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809513048

  • The Wonders: The Extraordinary Performers Who Transformed the Victorian Age

    The Wonders: The Extraordinary Performers Who Transformed the Victorian Age
    av John Woolf

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781643132204

    On March 23, 1844, General Tom Thumb, just 25 inches tall, entered the Picture Gallery at Buckingham Palace and bowed low to Queen Victoria. On both sides of the Atlantic, this meeting marked a tipping point in the nineteenth century, and the age of…

  • DIY Circus Lab for Kids

    DIY Circus Lab for Kids
    av Jackie Leigh Davis

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631593475

    Produce your own circus! Make your own stilts, juggling sticks, and tightrope, then learn to use them; master the human pyramid; discover how to create your own circus acts and shows; and much more with DIY Circus Lab for Kids. Companion online vide…

  • Trapeze, Perch Poles, and Other High-Flying Circus Science

    Trapeze, Perch Poles, and Other High-Flying Circus Science
    av Marcia Amidon Lusted

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781515772842

    Ever watch the circus and wonder, "how do they do that?" Find the answers in this book Readers will learn about some of the most high-flying circus acts, from silks and ropes to trapeze, and the science that makes them possible. Short, simple activi…

  • American Sideshow

    American Sideshow
    av Marc Hartzman

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781585425303

    Profiles some two hundred lesser-known figures from the heyday of the American sideshow, tracing the lives of such individuals as legless acrobat Eli Bowen, four-legged woman Myrtle Corbin, and "human torso" Prince Randian, in an account of the rise…

  • Ringlingville USA

    Ringlingville USA
    av Jerry Apps

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870203541

    Ringlingville USA is the story of seven brothers who started with next to nothing and became the most famous circus family ever known. This is an extensively illustrated history with many never before published photographs. This history of the Ringl…

  • Ringlingville USA

    Ringlingville USA
    av Jerry Apps

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780870203558

    Ringlingville USA is the story of seven brothers who started with next to nothing and became the most famous circus family ever known. This is an extensively illustrated history with many never before published photographs. This history of the Ringl…

  • The Man Behind the Nose

    The Man Behind the Nose
    av Larry "Bozo" Harmon

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061896477

    He was - literally - the world's most famous clown. From 1956 onward, Larry Harmon was Bozo the Clown: the face of fun and childhood in America, the jolly and ubiquitous presence who dominated everything from shopping-center grand openings to TV sho…

  • Joe Blackburn's a Clown's Log

    Joe Blackburn's a Clown's Log
    av Joe Blackburn, Charles H. Day

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809503070

  • The Colossal P. T. Barnum Reader

    The Colossal P. T. Barnum Reader
    av P. T. Barnum

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780252072956

    An encyclopedic treasure trove from the mastermind behind "The Greatest Show on Earth"

  • Celebrations of Curious Characters

    Celebrations of Curious Characters
    av Ricky Jay

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781936365036

    Celebrations of Curious Characters cracks open the personal vaults of Ricky Jay--raconteur, historian, and one of the world's great sleight-of-hand artists--exposing a wonderful world of amusing and arcane knowledge. Adapted from his popular radio s…

  • Canadian Carnival Freaks and the Extraordinary Body, 1900-1970s

    Canadian Carnival Freaks and the Extraordinary Body, 1900-1970s
    av Jane Nicholas

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487522087

    In 1973, a five year old girl known as Pookie was exhibited as "The Monkey Girl" at the Canadian National Exhibition. Pookie was the last of a number of children exhibited as 'freaks' in twentieth-century Canada. Jane Nicholas takes us on a search f…

  • Canadian Carnival Freaks and the Extraordinary Body, 1900-1970s

    Canadian Carnival Freaks and the Extraordinary Body, 1900-1970s
    av Jane Nicholas

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781487502652

    In 1973, a five year old girl known as Pookie was exhibited as "The Monkey Girl" at the Canadian National Exhibition. Pookie was the last of a number of children exhibited as 'freaks' in twentieth-century Canada. Jane Nicholas takes us on a search f…

  • Ink from a Circus Press Agent

    Ink from a Circus Press Agent
    av Charles H. Day

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809513024

  • The Contemporary Circus

    The Contemporary Circus
    av Ernest Albrecht

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780810857346

    The fun, energy, and hard work integral to the exciting world of the circus is lovingly captured in The Contemporary Circus: Art of the Spectacular, an in depth look at the creative process of today's circuses. Through numerous personal interviews w…

  • The Routledge Circus Studies Reader

    The Routledge Circus Studies Reader

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138915435

    The Routledge Circus Studies Reader offers an absorbing critical introduction to this diverse and emerging field. It brings together the work of over 30 scholars in this discipline, including Janet Davis, Helen Stoddart and Peta Tait, to highlight a…

  • The Routledge Circus Studies Reader

    The Routledge Circus Studies Reader

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138125353

    The Routledge Circus Studies Reader offers an absorbing critical introduction to this diverse and emerging field. It brings together the work of over 30 scholars in this discipline, including Janet Davis, Helen Stoddart and Peta Tait, to highlight a…

  • Grand Entree

    Grand Entree
    av Stuart Thayer

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809513093

  • 101 Circus Games for Children

    101 Circus Games for Children
    av Paul Rooyackers

    Spiral - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780897935173

    When the circus isn't in town, children can still enjoy it at a birthday party, summer camp, drama class, or elementary school thanks to this colorful collection of circus-based games and activities. Ideal for children ages four through 12, the book…

  • Under the Big Top: A Season with the Circus

    Under the Big Top: A Season with the Circus
    av Bruce Feiler

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060527020

    The author's account of living out a childhood fantasy documents his 9,100-mile journey as a circus clown and offers a behind-the-scenes view of an exotic, magical, often dangerous life and a look at America from a unique perspective. Reprint.

  • Sideshow U.S.A.

    Sideshow U.S.A.
    av Rachel Adams

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780226005393

    A staple of American popular culture during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the freak show seemed to vanish after the Second World War. But as Rachel Adams reveals in Sideshow U.S.A., images of the freak show, with its combination of t…

  • The Semiotics of Clowns and Clowning

    The Semiotics of Clowns and Clowning
    av Paul Bouissac

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472532787

    During the last 300 years circus clowns have emerged as powerful cultural icons. This is the first semiotic analysis of the range of make-up and costumes through which the clowns' performing identities have been established and go on developing. It…

  • The Semiotics of Clowns and Clowning

    The Semiotics of Clowns and Clowning
    av Paul Bouissac

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472521736

    During the last 300 years circus clowns have emerged as powerful cultural icons. This is the first semiotic analysis of the range of make-up and costumes through which the clowns' performing identities have been established and go on developing. It…

  • Circus And Carnival Ballyhoo

    Circus And Carnival Ballyhoo
    av Al Stencell

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781550228809

  • Elephant Story: Jumbo and P.T. Barnum Under the Big Top

    Elephant Story: Jumbo and P.T. Barnum Under the Big Top
    av Les Harding

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780786406326

    The newspapers called him "Overshadowing Monarch Mastodon," "Behemoth of Holy Writ" and "Prodigious Mountain." He was the main event at the greatest show on earth: Jumbo, at around 6-1/2 tons and almost 12 feet tall, the biggest elephant anyone had…

  • Secrets of the Sideshows

    Secrets of the Sideshows
    av Joe Nickell

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813123585

    On small-town ballfields and county fairgrounds, the sideshow performers set up their tents and trailers in the shadow of the Ferris wheel. There they amazed us with daring feats such as fire eating and sword swallowing, intrigued us with exhibition…

  • Emmett Kelly

    Emmett Kelly
    av Donald McManus

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781612481203

  • James Taylor's Shocked and Amazed: On and Off the Midway

    James Taylor's Shocked and Amazed: On and Off the Midway
    av James Taylor

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781585747078

    The planet's foremost sideshow authority takes you on an unforgettable tour. (SEE QUOTE.)

  • Topsy

    Topsy
    av Michael Daly

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780802146052

    "A gripping popular history. ... Vivid ... simultaneously fascinating and horrifying" --St. Louis Post-DispatchIn 1903, an elephant named Topsy was electrocuted on Coney Island, and ever since, this bizarre execution has reverberated through popular…

  • ABC is for Circus

    ABC is for Circus
    av Patrick Hruby

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781934429617

  • Joe Blackburn's A Clown's Log

    Joe Blackburn's A Clown's Log
    av Charles H. Day

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809513079

  • P.T. Barnum

    P.T. Barnum
    av A. H. Saxon

    Inbunden - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231056861

    This comprehensive study of the legendary showman employs diaries, letters, and business records to examine Barnum's personal and professional life--his sexual indiscretions, freak shows, and infamous hoaxes--and to debunk some of the many myths sur…

  • Women on the Move

    Women on the Move
    av Roger Gilles

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496204172

    The 1890s was the peak of the American bicycle craze, and consumers, including women, were buying bicycles in large numbers. Despite critics who tried to discourage women from trying this new sport, women took to the bike in huge numbers, and master…

  • Olympians of the Sawdust Circle

    Olympians of the Sawdust Circle
    av William L. Slout

    Inbunden - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809503100

  • Olympians of the Sawdust Circle

    Olympians of the Sawdust Circle
    av William L. Slout

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780809513109

    The culmination of more than thirty years of research, Olympians of the Sawdust Circle is an attempt to identify every major and minor player in the American circus world of the nineteenth century. This A-Z guide lists: surname, given name, dates of…

  • I Want to be a Clown (I Want to be Series)

    I Want to be a Clown (I Want to be Series)
    av Ivan Bulloch

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781587280887

    -- Kids can explore their favorite performing fantasies and learn what skills they need, what they should wear, and what stunts and tricks it takes to be a performer. -- Includes instructions for making crafts and costumes. -- Ideas for plots, props…

  • Crossing Niagara: The Death-Defying Tightrope Adventures of the Great Blondin

    Crossing Niagara: The Death-Defying Tightrope Adventures of the Great Blondin
    av Matt Tavares

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780763668235

    Applaud Matt Tavares's latest feat -- a gripping tale of real-life daredevilry perfectly balanced by stunning illustrations. "Monsieur Blondin is to cross Niagara Falls this afternoon, or perish in the attempt." -- Troy Daily Times, June 30, 1859 W…

  • Discovering the Clown, or The Funny Book of Good Acting

    Discovering the Clown, or The Funny Book of Good Acting
    av Christopher Bayes

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781559365611

    In his introduction, Christopher Bayes describes the pursuit of the clown as the search for "the authentic, playful self and its unique relationship to the comic world." An essential read for performers of all kinds, this text takes a deep dive into…

  • Bad Clowns

    Bad Clowns
    av Benjamin Radford

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780826356666

    Bad clowns-those malicious misfits of the midway who terrorize, haunt, and threaten us-have long been a cultural icon. This book describes the history of bad clowns, why clowns go bad, and why many people fear them. Going beyond familiar clowns such…

  • Clown Training

    Clown Training
    av Jon Davison

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137387578

    This comprehensive guide to clown training invites you into the clown workshop and leads you through a complete clown syllabus - from the first steps in playfulness to the work of devising and creating performable numbers and shows. Exploring key cl…

  • Count Me in! School Carnival

    Count Me in! School Carnival
    av Lisa Greathouse

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781433336379

    Invite readers to see what goes on behind the scenes at a school carnival! With informational text, vibrant photos and helpful charts, children are engaged from cover to cover while utilizing mathematic skills to learn the basics of planning, income…

  • Performing Horses: Horses That Entertain

    Performing Horses: Horses That Entertain
    av Loren Spiotta-DiMare

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781464403811

  • 101 Circus Games for Children

    101 Circus Games for Children
    av Paul Rooyackers, Amina Marix Evans, Geert Snijders

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780897935166

  • Josser

    Josser
    av Nell Stroud

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781860496950

    Explores the exclusive and familial life of circus performers through the eyes of Nell Stroud, who joined a traveling circus in 1991 at the age of eighteen, following her mother's disastrous head injury.

  • Selected Letters of P.T. Barnum

    Selected Letters of P.T. Barnum
    av P. T. Barnum, A. H. Saxon, P. T. Barnum

    Inbunden - 1983 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780231054126

    "I believe hugely in advertising and blowing my own trumpet, beating the gongs, drums, to attract attention to a show," Phineas Taylor Barnum wrote to a publisher in 1860. "I don't believe in 'duping the public,' but I believe in first attracting an…

  • Clowns

    Clowns

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138779921

    Clowns: In Conversation with Modern Masters is a groundbreaking collection of conversations with 20 of the greatest clowns on earth. In discussion with clown aficionados Ezra LeBank and David Bridel, these legends of comedy reveal the origins, inspi…

  • The Clown Egg Register: (funny Book, Book about Clowns, Quirky Books)

    The Clown Egg Register: (funny Book, Book about Clowns, Quirky Books)
    av Luke Stephenson, Helen Champion

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781452169682

    Step right up for the Greatest Book on Earth For more than 70 years, Clowns International--the oldest established clowning organization--has been painting the faces of its members on eggs. Each one is a record of a clown's unique identity, preservin…

  • The Circus Age

    The Circus Age
    av Janet M. Davis

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807853993

    This volume explores the development of the early 20th-century railroad circus against such broader historical developments as the rise of big business, the breakdown of separate spheres for men and women, and the genesis of the United States' overs…

  • For a Short Time Only

    For a Short Time Only
    av Peter Benes

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781625341990

    By the 1740s, colonists living in North America began to encounter scores of itinerant performers from England and Europe. These show people-acrobats, wire dancers, tumblers, trick riders, painters, dancing-masters, waxworks proprietors, healers, an…