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Aspects of puppet theatre / Henryk Jurkowski ; edited by Penny Francis

By: Jurkowski, Henryk
Contributor(s): Francis, Penny [editor of compilation,, translator]
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Original language: Polish Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013Edition: 2nd edDescription: x, 206 pages : illustrations ; 22 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781137338440 (hbk.); 113733844X (hbk.); 1137338431 (pbk.); 9781137338433 (pbk.)Subject(s): Puppet theaterDDC classification: 791.53 Summary: Henryk Jurkowski's seminal 1988 text, Aspects of Puppet Theatre, was ground-breaking in its analysis of puppetry as an important performing art. Focusing on the cultural and social functions of puppetry, Jurkowski traced the role of puppetry in cultural life, from its ritualistic roots to its influence on modernist art and presence in contemporary theatre. This new edition of a classic Brings the original text back to life, including four additional essays and a new introduction, edited and translated by leading puppetry scholar Penny Francis. Book jacket
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Second Floor - Arts & Design
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Includes bibliographical references and index

Henryk Jurkowski's seminal 1988 text, Aspects of Puppet Theatre, was ground-breaking in its analysis of puppetry as an important performing art. Focusing on the cultural and social functions of puppetry, Jurkowski traced the role of puppetry in cultural life, from its ritualistic roots to its influence on modernist art and presence in contemporary theatre. This new edition of a classic Brings the original text back to life, including four additional essays and a new introduction, edited and translated by leading puppetry scholar Penny Francis. Book jacket

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