Humor and Comedy in Puppetry: Celebration in Popular Culture
Dina Sherzer, Joel Sherzer
Popular Press, 1987 - Humor - 151 pages
This volume is about puppetry, an expression of popular and folk culture which is extremely widespread around the world and yet has attracted relatively little scholarly attention. Puppetry, which is intended for audiences of adults as well as children, is a form of communication and entertainment and an esthetic and artistic creation. Of the many aspects of puppetry worthy of scholarly study, this book's focus is on a central and dominant feature—humor and comedy.
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