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The purpose of this book is to present in a descriptive and analytical way the African puppet theater - without neglecting the mask theater - hoping to open some avenues for further study.
For a long time ignored in the West, the African puppet theater reveals itself, according to the most recent research, at least as important as the theater of masks, however more known.
The fruit of 35 years of research, matured during several years of stay in Africa, this study is aimed at both readers wishing to deepen their general knowledge and professionals in the performing arts. Theater historians, psychologists, therapists, and teachers will find information and, without a doubt, food for thought. Finally, the variety of forms, the richness of the materials used as well as the ...