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Published by The Ohio state university press in Columbus .
Written in English


  • Puppets and puppet-plays.,
  • Theater.

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Edition Notes

StatementBy Marjorie H. Batchelder.
LC ClassificationsPN1972 .B33
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 372 p. 1 1.
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL191819M
LC Control Numbera 47003692

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Larger rod puppets in China sometimes have hidden arm rods, but this practice which may have originally helped suggest that the figures moved without human agency has often been abandoned today, as external rods allow for a wider range of gesture and expressiveness. A hand puppet is a type of puppet that is controlled by the hand or hands that occupies the interior of the puppet. Glove puppets are a variation of hand puppets. Rod puppets require one of the puppeteer's hands inside the puppet glove holding a rod which controls the head, and the puppet's body then hangs over most or all of the forearm of the puppeteer, and possibly . Russian puppet theater appears to have originated either in migrations from the Byzantine Empire in the sixth century or possibly by Mongols travelling from China. Itinerant Slavic minstrels were presenting puppet shows in western Russia by the thirteenth century, arriving in Moscow in the mid-sixteenth century. Although Russian traditions were increasingly influenced by puppeteers . Rod puppetry is a form of puppetry that originated in Asia long ago. In the s European colonizers and merchants took samples back home, and then European puppeteers picked up on the idea. These figures are built on a central control rod, and manipulated from below. The arms, and sometimes the legs, can be moved with separate rods.

Puppetry - Puppetry - Styles of puppet theatre: Puppet theatre has been presented in many diverse styles and for many different kinds of audience. Throughout history, the chief of these has been the performance of folk or traditional plays to popular audiences. The most familiar examples are the puppet shows that have grown up around a number of national or regional .   Hand and Rod Puppets: A Handbook of Technique Fettig translated by Susanne Forster Submitter: This was in the children’s section. I hate to say “just look at it” but yeah. It’s ugly as sin, it’s pointless, and I’m pretty sure that if it could talk, it would tell me stories about paying ten cents for ice cream cones. Puppetry, the making and manipulation of puppets for use in some kind of theatrical show. A puppet is a figure—human, animal, or abstract in form—that is moved by human, and not mechanical, aid. These definitions are wide enough to include an enormous variety of shows and an enormous variety of. The book was first published in Germany in and is updated in this edition to by Lili Criswell. The Puppet Theatre in America: A History, by Paul McPharlin, updated by Marjorie Batchelder McPharlin, Plays, Inc. Boston, The best and only comprehensive look at the history of puppets in America.