A History of European Puppetry from Its Origins to the End of the 19th Century

A History of European Puppetry from Its Origins to the End of the 19th Century

By: Henryk Jurkowski (author), Penny Francis (volume_editor)Hardback

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Contents

Part 1 Origins. Part 2 Antiquity. Part 3 The Middle Ages. Part 4 Renaissance and the Baroque genres: commedia dell'arte; puppet opera; fairground theatre; the English comedians; Maquina real. Part 5 The Age of Enlightment: the English golden age; French Boulevard theatres; shadow theatre; puppets and The Revolution; parallel entertainments; chains of Baroque tradition; artistic initiatives; Poland - artists and radicals; Russia - visitors and serfs. Part 6 Romanticism and recognition: interest of German writers; German romantic aesthetics; the German model; melodrama; the nationalist cause;. Part 7 The age of folk and popular theatre: Nativity shows; commedia continuing; Guignol - a new face; permanent theatres; Italian specificity. Part 8 19th century - good business. Part 9 Attracting the artists.

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  • publication date: 28/02/1996
  • ISBN13: 9780773488038
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 480
  • ID: 9780773488038
  • ISBN10: 0773488030

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