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Puppetry and puppets : an illustrated world survey

Author: Eileen Blumenthal
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Puppetry and Puppets, Eileen Blumenthal offers an overview of puppetry, examining the unique nature and abilities of puppets and the countless roles they have played in societies across the globe. Puppets are incredibly diverse, reflecting the varied cultures, environments and often eccentric personalities of their creators. Blumenthal draws on examples from an astonishing array of puppeteers and performances,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eileen Blumenthal
ISBN: 0500512264 9780500512265
OCLC Number: 57380398
Description: 271 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: 1. The origin of species --
2. Show breeds --
3. High-wire acts --
4. Casting characters --
5. Puppet masters --
6. Sex --
7. And violence --
8. Politics --
9. And other public service --
10. Crossing between worlds --
11. Living on the edges --
12. Coda : coming full circle.
Responsibility: Eileen Blumenthal.
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Puppets have existed in one form or another in almost every culture throughout the history of man.  Read more...

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