fascination


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the state of being intensely interested (as by awe or terror)

a feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual

the capacity to attract intense interest

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The link between the obsessive and morose fascination that image and cadaver provoke has been carefully established by Maurice Blanchot in his essay "The Two Versions of the Imaginary," 1955.
Their uniting factor is their fascination with spirals and their isolation from their communities.
What I found is that there is a tremendous fascination, there is a tremendous curiosity about us in Pakistan.
About 200,000 tourists visit the fascination each year.
The new exhibition showcases Ruth's fascination with layering which has become a recognisable signature of her practice
Shane, who has already completed residencies at Art Omi in New York, the Banff Centre, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture in Dawson City, Canada, said the UAE "inspired fear and fascination around the world for its ability to redefine our understanding of what is natural, and what is culturally possible".
But for all of pop culture's fascination with Cohen, it's surprising that this song–about Leonard Cohen and a famous person, performing an infamous act, in a famous location–is not the Cohen song of choice among the countless who, by overdoing the song "Hallelujah," have turned it into a virtually unlistenable song.
The building's vast Gothic spaces will be used to stage what is being described as a unique Hallowe'en service which will engage with people's fear of death and fascination with the spirit world.
Summary: Tom Cruise has explained that his fascination with heights stems back to a childhood experience with a bedsheet acting as a parachute.
London, November 18 (ANI): Formula One racer Jenson Button has revealed his fascination for vampire.
Those who initially responded to Achebe's charge that Conrad and his novella were racist often bypassed the part of Achebe's argument that shows how Heart of Darkness treats Africans as objects of fascination for civilized Europeans.
It started with a fascination with how people could hate one another.
His fascination with the human voice began at an early age, a fascination that continues to feed the mature singing scientist.
15 -- Mercedes-Benz India sets new standards in dealership experience with "Star Fascination Fest 2010"
What explains the 19th century German academic fascination with ancient India, which is particularly stark when compared to England, which of course had self-evident colonial interests in the subject of Indology?