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Introduction Puppetry, derived from the Greek word ‘neuroplasta’ meaning string pulling, has been a popular form of communication since the ancient times. Puppetry has evolved over the years, starting with more traditional forms such as rod1, string2, glove3 and shadow puppetry4 to experimental…
Tran Van Khe writes about Mua Roi Nuoc, the water puppets of Vietnam, and their origin, the technique behind their performances, traditional scenes that they perform and their references found in the historical texts.
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Books and Articles Ghosh, S., and U. Banerjee. 2007. Indian Puppetry and Puppet Stories. Haryana: Shubhi Publications. ———. 2014. Puppets in India and Abroad. New Delhi: National Book Trust. Meschke, M., and M. Renson. 1992. In Search of Aesthetics for the Puppet Theatre. New Delhi: Indira…
The string puppetry of Assam is called Putala Nach and is performed in three areas with distinct characteristics. In Lower Assam, the form is known as Putala-Bhoariya and influenced by the popular folk form Bhoariya. In some areas of Lower Assam, the puppetry is influenced by another folk form,…