THE PUPPETRY YEARBOOK: Volume 1

Author: Fisher, James
Year:1995
Pages:212
ISBN:0-7734-9335-2
978-0-7734-9335-3
Price:179.95
A valuable examination of the artistry of the puppet stage, past and present. The Puppetry Yearbook creates a forum for new scholarship, as well as critical examinations of the growing number of international and multicultural artists and groups turning to puppets as a profound symbol that can both represent and transcend its human model.
Submissions should be addressed to:
James Fisher, Editor
c/o Theatre Department,
Wabash College
Crawfordsville, IN 47933
tel. (317) 364-4394
Fax: (317) 364-4295.
Submissions may be 5,000-10,000 words in length, prepared in any one of the standard notation formats, should be sent in duplicate accompanied by stamped, self-addressed envelope.
ISSN: 1070-3624

Volume 1: The Voice of the People (George Speaight); Puppets and the Commedia dell'Arte in the 16th, 17th, and 18th Centuries (Ryan Howard); Chapbooks and English Puppet Plays (John Phillips); Bunraku: The Traditional Puppet Theater of Japan (Kinko Ito); The Development and Characterization: Puppet Figures of Kasperltheater (Martha Freeman); The Argentine Creole Puppet Theatre (Donald S. Castro); A Chronology of European Theater Events involving Masks, Puppets, and Other Performing Ofjects, 1887-1939 (John Bell); An Interview with Lou Bunin: "Being a Puppet" (Kathryn Grow-McCromick); Po(p)litieke Satire Vlaamse Realiteit? (Freek Neirynck); Theater of the 20th Century as Theater of the Performing Object (John Bell); Domestic Resurrection: The Bread and Puppet Theater (James Fisher); book reviews.