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British circus life

Eleanor Lady Smith

British circus life

by Eleanor Lady Smith

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Published by Harrap .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementLady Eleanor Smith ; with additional material supplied by John Hinde; edited by W.J. Turner ; illustrations...by John Hinde.
SeriesBritish ways of life
ContributionsHinde, John., Turner, Walter James Redfern.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21404062M

Gaucho — Someone working in the circus who was not born into circus life. Probably a corruption of the gypsy word "gadjo" (sometimes "gadje"), meaning a non-Gypsy. German Wheel — Invented in Germany in as a gymnastic prop, the "german wheel" is a pair of 8-foot aluminum hoops joined by 8 struts.   She wrote a book about her circus life called Josser: The Secret Life of a Showgirl (); a “josser” is a circus word for an outsider. Also in , she married Toti, a farmer’s son.

The Circus of Life is my first novel by a Thai author. It dates from and is among the first novels written in Thailand. It dates from and is among the first novels written in Thailand. It is also considered to be the first one of any significance or literary merit/5.   The book also explores the dark and even nefarious side of the circus, and its associations with marginalized dimensions of American life and culture. With contributions from leading scholars, this stylishly designed volume aims to identify the salient features of an Americanized cultural product and to analyze its appeal for American audiences.

The Life and Times of a Very British Man makes the case for a new conversation about race in Britain through personal stories, political analysis and passionate belief in the ultimate good of this country – white, black and brown. Kamal recounts the extraordinary circumstances that led to his father, a proud Sudanese scientist, marrying his. I was drawn into this creepy circus in the Lousiana Bayou. Kimberly Loth creates a creepy world where The Circus of the Dead has a literally meaning. Callie has been sent by her mother to help her uncle. But her uncle seems confused and this doesn't seem like the kind of summer job Callie wants.


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A look at British circus life and at the lives of the people and animals in the circus. Ex-library book with usual markings, sun faded cover, slight soil and wear.

pages, x 9. Size: x 9. Circus Life: Performing and Laboring Under America's Big Top Shows, How to Find Your "Center" in the Circus of Life. by Kathy Hendricks | out of 5 stars 1.

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"British Circus Life", () - photos by John Hinde By Circus & Fairground Art Updated about 5 years ago Taken at Britain These are just a few of the wonderful pictures in this book by Lady Eleanor Smith, photos by John Hinde.

Etymology. First attested in English 14th century, the word circus derives from Latin circus, which is the romanization of the Greek κίρκος (kirkos), itself a metathesis of the Homeric Greek κρίκος (krikos), meaning "circle" or "ring". In the book De Spectaculis early Christian writer Tertullian claimed that the first circus games were staged by the goddess Circe in honour of her Ancestor arts: Drama.

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Hinde's circus photography was intended to be published in the book British Circus Life (), written by renowned circus and Romany historian Lady Eleanor Smith ( – 45). It was decided that Hinde would initially spend three weeks staying with a circus to take his photographs. British Circus Life: Book: Life on the British circus after World War II: £ SOLD: Broken Hearted Clown: Book: Autobiography of a circus life.

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An analysis of every imaginable circus act with historical background for each. In discussing the performance, the author goes. JOSSER is the powerful and moving account of Oxford-educated Nell Stroud's life in the circus.

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British Circus Life by Lady Eleanor Smith: £ Sold (but This book is about one apparently typical travelling circus in England immediately after WWII, and includes several circus families. This circus also spends much of the winter in Belfast performing the Pantomime.

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