The Routledge Companion to Puppetry and Material Performance


The Routledge Companion to Puppetry and Material Performance edited by Dassia N. Posner, Claudia Orenstein and John Bell. This book contains 28 diverse chapters spanning six perspectives: theoretical approaches to the puppet, perspectives from practitioners, revisiting history, negotiating tradition, contemporary theatre and hybrid forms. Its wide range of topics span 15 countries over 5 continents and encompass visual dramaturgy, robots and humans,wayang kulit transformations, Japanese ritual body substitutes, and recent European productions featuring toys, clay and food. Routledge: Oxford & New York, 2014, p.351. 60 b/w photos. Paperback.


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