Puppets, Masks, and Performing Objects

Puppets, Masks, and Performing Objects

by John Bell
     
 

This volume, which originally appeared as a special issue of TDR/The Drama Review,looks at puppets, masks, and other performing objects from a broad range of perspectives.See more details below

Overview

This volume, which originally appeared as a special issue of TDR/The Drama Review,looks at puppets, masks, and other performing objects from a broad range of perspectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262522939
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
04/16/2001
Series:
TDR Book Series
Pages:
203
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Meet the Author

John Bell is Assistant Professor of Innovative Communication Design at the University of Maine.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Entertainment, Spectacle, Crime: Puppetry in the Year 20001
Introduction: Puppets, Masks, and Performing Objects at the End of the Century5
A Puppet Tree: A Model for the Field of Puppet Theatre18
Julie Taymor: From Jacques Lecoq to The Lion King26
What, At the End of This Century, Is the Situation of Puppets and Performing Objects?46
The End of Our Domestic Resurrection Circus: Bread and Puppet Theater and Counterculture Performance in the 1990s52
Performing the Intelligent Machine: Deception and Enchantment in the Life of the Automaton Chess Player71
Czech Puppet Theatre and Russian Folk Theatre87
Modicut Puppet Theatre: Modernism, Satire, and Yiddish Culture105
Articulations: The History of All Things125
If Gandhi Could Fly ...: Dilemmas and Directions in Shadow Puppetry of India144
Rediscovering Mask Performance in Peru: Gustavo Boada, Maskmaker with Yuyachkani159
The Art of Puppetry in the Age of Media Production172
Biographies186
Index189

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