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history of the English puppet theatre.

George Speaight

history of the English puppet theatre.

by George Speaight

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Published by J. de Graff in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Puppet plays -- History and criticism,
  • Theater -- England -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEnglish puppet theatre.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination350 p.
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13579772M
    LC Control Number56013571
    OCLC/WorldCa1208785

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The History of the English Puppet Theatre book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. this was a very interesting book. My desire to learn the history of my craft (puppetry) is what first attracted me to this book.

I would recommend this book to those what are curious about puppet history/5. History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Speaight, George. History of the English puppet theatre. New York, J. de Graff [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: George Speaight.

A welcome reissue, revised and updated, of the classic work on the English puppet theatre, this detailed and lavishly illustrated book, first published inshows why puppet theatre in England developed along different lines from that on the Continent, and brings the story up Author: George Speaight.

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Its owner modernised the stock to appeal to a contemporary audience with, among other innovations, a toy theatre version of the Laurence Olivier film of Hamlet devised by Speaight. However, the shop was a financial failure and it closed in His next book History of the English puppet theatre.

book of the English Puppet Theatre appeared in He then worked as an. Excerpt from History of the English Puppet Theatre The author of every serious work of history must decide how he is going to treat the problem of notes and references. He must balance his duty to scholarship and posterity against the irritation of breaking the continuity of his narrative; the foot of the page against the end of the text.5/5(1).

The wider fortunes of puppetry, however, did not begin to revive until with the publication of a book called Everybody's Theatre by H.W.

Whanslaw, which led two years later to the foundation of The British Puppet and Model Theatre Guild. At first a society of keen amateurs, it soon generated expert professional puppeteers including Walter. A welcome reissue, revised and updated, of the classic work on the English puppet theatre, this detailed and lavishly illustrated book, first published inshows why puppet theatre in England developed along different lines from that on the Continent, and brings the story up to the televisionat the age of 24, George Speaight left his job as a bookseller and went Author: George Speaight.

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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.

" there is no doubt about it, this is probably the most important English-language book to appear since Speaight's History of the English Puppet Theatre. There is not other book which gives us this broad overview without having to have a French or German dictionary in hand There is much fascinating material, good solid stuff"Pages: The History Of English Puppet Theatre by Speaight, G.

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Dept. of Creative Arts. The history of the puppet and how it came to be an icon of our culture is an interesting one. It is believed the first puppets were developed in India possibly as long ago as B.C. The first puppets were probably nothing more than simple stick figures made using various materials found on the ground or other places.

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In the second half of the century there were no less than twenty-nine different puppet theatres in London.

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