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Dr. Robert Edward Neale.
 
 
 
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'''Dr. Robert Edward Neale''' (b. 1929) is  an Amateur magician, puzzler and origami expert.
  
Amateur magician, puzzler and origami expert.
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== Biography ==
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Neale is well known for mental magic.  He became interested in magic after seeing a Tarbell show when he was ten.  
  
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Neale earned degrees from Amherst College and Union Theological Seminary in New York.  At the later institution he received his Ph.D. and became Professor of Psychiatry and Religion for a time of 24 years. 
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Religious training provided him with new possibilities for understanding magic, but following the rule always keeping magic and religion separate. Bob Neale is interested in occult, fortunetelling, eyeless vision, hypnosis, and also practiced self-hypnosis.  He became well known for mental magic and for folding paper into magical forms. 
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<ref>M-U-M, Vol. 93, No. 10, March 2004 “Robert Neale: Imagination at Play”, p.28</ref><ref>[[Genii 1994 September]], Vol. 58, No. 1, “Much Ado About Me”, p.19</ref>
  
 
==Marketed Tricks==
 
==Marketed Tricks==
 
*[[Bunny Bill]] (origami - 1964)
 
*[[Bunny Bill]] (origami - 1964)
 
*[[Trapdoor Card]] (topology - 1983)
 
*[[Trapdoor Card]] (topology - 1983)
 
  
 
==Books==
 
==Books==
 
* [[Tricks of the Imagination]] (1991)
 
* [[Tricks of the Imagination]] (1991)
* [[Magic and Meaning]] (with [[Eugene Burger]] - 1995).
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* [[Magic and Meaning]] (with [[Eugene Burger]]) (1995)
* Magic Matters: Tricks and Essays (with Larry Hass - 2009)
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* [[Life, Death & Other Card Tricks]] (2000)
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* [[This Is Not a Book]] (2008)
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* Magic Matters: Tricks and Essays (with Larry Hass) (2009)
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Latest revision as of 09:42, 23 June 2020

Robert Neale

Cover of Genii (1994)
BornRobert Edward Neale
June 23, 1929
Mount Clemens, Michigan

CategoriesBooks by Robert Neale

Dr. Robert Edward Neale (b. 1929) is an Amateur magician, puzzler and origami expert.

Biography

Neale is well known for mental magic. He became interested in magic after seeing a Tarbell show when he was ten.

Neale earned degrees from Amherst College and Union Theological Seminary in New York. At the later institution he received his Ph.D. and became Professor of Psychiatry and Religion for a time of 24 years.

Religious training provided him with new possibilities for understanding magic, but following the rule always keeping magic and religion separate. Bob Neale is interested in occult, fortunetelling, eyeless vision, hypnosis, and also practiced self-hypnosis. He became well known for mental magic and for folding paper into magical forms. [1][2]

Marketed Tricks

Books

References

  1. M-U-M, Vol. 93, No. 10, March 2004 “Robert Neale: Imagination at Play”, p.28
  2. Genii 1994 September, Vol. 58, No. 1, “Much Ado About Me”, p.19
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