I Who Have Nothing, You Only Live Twice and I will Survive are among songs dragged into the 21st century by studio svengalis
such as North x Northwest, whose track record includes Pet Shop Boys, Robbie Williams and Peter Gabriel.
They are being backed by the pop Svengalis
who propelled N-Sync and The Backstreet Boys to fame and fortune.
She added: ``I arrived at a different time -before the time of Svengalis
holding talent searches; finding a girl that looks right and can carry a tune and then figuring a way to market her.''
The show that spawned them was a cynical attempt by rich Svengalis
to get even richer by breaking the hearts of thousands of wannabe fame-seekers while turning a handful of them into out-of-their-depth, non-unionised scabs who stole real actors' jobs.
Rhode Island Law Press (Barrington, RI) has published the fourth annual edition of Kendall Svengalis
' guide to legal information.
The band - discovered by the same pop svengalis
who launched The Spice girls - reckon they've got plenty of streetwise swagger and attitude.
The new bankruptcy environment requires executives of debtor companies to become instant Svengalis
. Indeed, a CEO is called on to work magic, but in the process he must also become part operations manager, part politician, part psychologist and part diplomat.
Like Dr Jekyll, who leads a double life through the evil Hyde, Svengali cannot find a way of expressing one side of his nature-- he cannot sing.
The mesmeric scenes in Trilby, in which both Trilby and Svengali are agents, are suggestive about the ways in which Trilby is taking on the masculine trait of power and authority.
Braid was the clever, but in this instance reputable Svengali (185).
Svengali n [Svengali, villainous hypnotist in the novel Trilby (1894) by George du Maurier]: a person who manipulates or exerts excessive control over another
George Du Maurier's novel Trilby, in which Svengali holds forth, was a spectacular best seller, breaking all records, both in England and the United States, when it was published in 1894, and it remained widely popular for generations.