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Puppets at Large: Scenes and Subjects from Mr Punch's Show
     

Puppets at Large: Scenes and Subjects from Mr Punch's Show

by F. Anstey
 

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The Punch and Judy puppet show is a somewhat odd European tradition that dates back to the sixteenth century. Despite consisting largely of male protagonist Punch's violent killing spree, these puppet shows have long been regarded as classic children's entertainment. This strange ritual forms the thematic centerpiece of Puppets at Large, a knee-slappingly

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The Punch and Judy puppet show is a somewhat odd European tradition that dates back to the sixteenth century. Despite consisting largely of male protagonist Punch's violent killing spree, these puppet shows have long been regarded as classic children's entertainment. This strange ritual forms the thematic centerpiece of Puppets at Large, a knee-slappingly hilarious collection of short essays, stories, and vignettes from acclaimed British humor writer F. Antsey.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781775458111
Publisher:
The Floating Press
Publication date:
07/01/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
289 KB

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