Karagiozis: Culture & Comedy in Greek Puppet Theater

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University Press of Kentucky, 1992 - Performing Arts - 236 pages
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Contents

Official and Unofficial Culture
14
Karagiozis as Urban Folklore
31
Gender in Karagiozis
48
Text and Context
78
Giorgos Haridimos Karagiozis Player
113
KARAGIOZIS BAKER
123
Notes
211
References
220
Index
232
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