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American Puppet Modernism

Essays on the Material World in Performance

  • Authors
  • John Bell

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History book series (PSTPH)

About this book

Introduction

Please note this is a 'Palgrave to Order' title (PTO). Stock of this book requires shipment from an overseas supplier. It will be delivered to you within 12 weeks. This study analyses the history of puppet, mask, and performing object theatre in the United States over the past 150 years to understand how a peculiarly American mixture of global cultures, commercial theatre, modern-art idealism, and mechanical innovation reinvented the ancient art of puppetry.

Keywords

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Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230613768
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2008
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-137-28670-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-61376-8
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