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Puppetry, miniature & toy theatre books

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Javanese Shadow Plays, Javanese Selves by Ward Keeler Javanese Shadow Plays, Javanese Selves

As with many performing arts in Asia, neither the highly stylized images of the Javanese shadow play nor its musical complexity detracts from its wide popularity. By a context-sensitive analysis of shadow-play performances, Ward Keeler shows that they fascinate so...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/03/2017

Javanese Shadow Plays, Javanese Selves by Ward Keeler Javanese Shadow Plays, Javanese Selves

As with many performing arts in Asia, neither the highly stylized images of the Javanese shadow play nor its musical complexity detracts from its wide popularity. By a context-sensitive analysis of shadow-play performances, Ward Keeler shows that they fascinate so...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/03/2017

How to Build the Set of a Puppet Theatre by Francis E. Saunders How to Build the Set of a Puppet Theatre

This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience.
Format: eBook - Released: 26/08/2016

How to Use Puppets in English Lessons in Schools by Francis E. Saunders How to Use Puppets in English Lessons in Schools

This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience.
Format: eBook - Released: 26/08/2016

Wayang Potehi of Java by Ardian Purwoseputro Wayang Potehi of Java

Indonesia is blessed with vast and unique arts and culture. One form of performance art that came from China and was warmly received in Java is Wayang Potehi. This hand-puppet performance art went through its own up and downs over...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/06/2016

Puppets of Nostalgia The Life, Death, and Rebirth of the Japanese Awaji Ningyo Tradition by Jane Marie Law Puppets of Nostalgia The Life, Death, and Rebirth of the Japanese Awaji Ningyo Tradition

Puppets of Nostalgia is the first major work in any Western language to examine the ritual origins and religious dimensions of puppetry in Japan. In a lucid and engaging style accessible to the general reader, Jane Marie Law describes the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/04/2016

The Language of Balinese Shadow Theater by Mary Sabine Zurbuchen The Language of Balinese Shadow Theater

Bali's shadow puppet theater, like others in Southeast Asia, is a complex tradition with many conventions that puzzle Western observers. Mary Zurbuchen demonstrates how the linguistic codes of this rich art form mediate between social groups, cultural influences, historical periods,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/04/2016

Foam Patterning and Construction Techniques Turning 2D Designs into 3D Shapes by Mary (Professor of Costume Design, West Virginia University.) McClung Foam Patterning and Construction Techniques Turning 2D Designs into 3D Shapes
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Foam Patterning and Construction Techniques: Turning 2D Designs into 3D Shapes explains how to create your theatrical prop, puppet, or costume design using the unique and tricky medium of foam. Step-by-step instructions, photographs, and explanations illustrate how to translate your...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/04/2016

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Foam Patterning and Construction Techniques Turning 2D Designs into 3D Shapes by Mary (Professor of Costume Design, West Virginia University.) McClung Foam Patterning and Construction Techniques Turning 2D Designs into 3D Shapes
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Foam Patterning and Construction Techniques: Turning 2D Designs into 3D Shapes explains how to create your theatrical prop, puppet, or costume design using the unique and tricky medium of foam. Step-by-step instructions, photographs, and explanations illustrate how to translate your...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/04/2016

The Worlds of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson The Story Behind International Rescue by Ian Fryer The Worlds of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson The Story Behind International Rescue

An in-depth look at the making of the classic puppet and live action series produced by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson that thrilled audiences worldwide in the 60s and 70s. Thunderbirds, UFO, Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons and Space: 1999, among...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/03/2016

Paper Sack Puppets 60+ Easy Patterns and Activities for Librarians, Teachers and Parents by Eunice Wright, Juli Wright Paper Sack Puppets 60+ Easy Patterns and Activities for Librarians, Teachers and Parents
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Presents dozens of original patterns for a particular kind of puppet - those made from paper sacks. Along with the patterns are related activities, music, poems, book lists, and games. Chock full of great ideas and clear instructions, the book...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/09/2015

Dressing the Naked Hand The World's Greatest Guide to Puppets, Puppetry, and Puppeteering by Amy White Dressing the Naked Hand The World's Greatest Guide to Puppets, Puppetry, and Puppeteering


Format: Paperback - Released: 09/06/2015

Hand Shadow Fun by Frank Jacobs Hand Shadow Fun


Format: Paperback - Released: 18/03/2015

Puppets of Nostalgia The Life, Death, and Rebirth of the Japanese Awaji Ningyo Tradition by Jane Marie Law Puppets of Nostalgia The Life, Death, and Rebirth of the Japanese Awaji Ningyo Tradition

Puppets of Nostalgia is the first major work in any Western language to examine the ritual origins and religious dimensions of puppetry in Japan. In a lucid and engaging style accessible to the general reader, Jane Marie Law describes the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/02/2015

Hand-Carved Marionettes of Gustave Baumann Share Their World by Ellen Zieselman Hand-Carved Marionettes of Gustave Baumann Share Their World

The story of Baumann's puppet theater, describing in detail the plays, sets, and costuming, and highlights the extraordinary wood-carving artistry of this master.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2015

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