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Puppet Theatre as a Culture-Historical Phenomenon. Preliminary studies towards a »Social and Cultural History of Puppet Theatre«

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ISBN-10: 3484660147

ISBN-13: 9783484660144

Edition: 1995

Authors: Gerd Taube

List price: $154.00
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This study owes its inception to the realisation that previous academic consideration of puppet theatre and its history has been deficient in terms of genuine theoretical reflection both on method and subject. On the basis of a rigorous historical examination of existing puppet-theatre historiography, the study proposes relinquishing the purely historical approach in favour of a »Social and Cultural History«. Consideration is given to the historical reasons for the elevation of the puppet theatre to the status of art in the 19th and 20th centuries. Approaching the question from the point of view of the historical development undergone by key concepts connected with 'puppet theatre', the…    
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Book details

List price: $154.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Verlag Max Niemeyer
Publication date: 10/25/1995
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 243
Size: 6.10" wide x 9.06" long
Weight: 1.276