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The Life & Magic of Stewart James (1908-1996)



This exhibition was inspired and based on The Essential Stewart James by Stewart James & Allan Slaight.

Exhibition Curatorand Author: Joe Culpepper

Exhibition Design: Julie Eng

Consultants: Allan Slaight and David Ben


Works Consulted

Bean, Gordon, et al. “51 Faces North: Stewart James.” The Penumbra. May/June 2002: 2-9.

James, Stewart, and Allan Slaight. The Essential Stewart James (forthcoming). 
—— . The James Files. Ill. Joseph Schmidt. Seattle: Hermetic Press, 2000.
—— . Stewart James in Print – The First Fifty Years. Toronto: Jogestja Ltd., 1989.

Whaley, Bart. “Headline Prediction.” The Encyclopedic Dictionary of Magic 1584-1988. Vol. 1. Oakland: Jeff Busby Magic, 1989. 2 vols


Magicana would like to thank: The University of Toronto's Centre for Comparative Literature; The Conjuring Arts Research Centre; The Ontario Trillium Foundation; Standard Broadcasting Corporation Limited for their generous support for this online exhibition.

We also extend our deepest thanks and appreciation to Dan Smith, Chris Lewis and Joshua Malinsky for their digital wizardry and generous support in the construction of this exhibition.  





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