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Puppets, Masks, and Performing Objects at the End of the Century
  • John Bell
  • Art
  • TDR/The Drama Review
  • 1 August 1999
From the beginning, masks, puppets, and performing objects have been central to performance. In his introduction to this special issue of TDR, guest editor John Bell surveys the field.
Islamic Performance and the Problem of Drama
  • John Bell
  • Art
  • TDR/The Drama Review
  • 1 December 2005
The way the United States sees the world has rarely been consistent or wide ranging. Instead, especially in popular culture, the American gaze is fitful and sporadic, its foci more determined byExpand
Strings, Hands, Shadows: A Modern Puppet History
The artistry of puppetry includes aspects of the visual arts, theatre, music, and dance. Puppets can be traced as far back as ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome, and are found today in culturesExpand
Puppets, masks, and performing objects
Puppets and masks are central to some of the oldest worldwide forms of art making and performance, as well as some of the newest. In the twentieth century, French symbolists, Russian futurists andExpand
The Routledge companion to puppetry and material performance
Part I: Theory and Practice Edited and Introduced by John Bell Section I: Theoretical Approaches to the Puppet *"The Death of 'The Puppet'?" by Margaret Williams *"Co-presence and OntologicalExpand
Putting Dad in the Picture: fatherhood in the popular women's magazines of 1950s Australia
This article explores the shifting meaning of fatherhood within the popular women's magazines of 1950s Australia. Breadwinning fatherhood reigned throughout the decade, and magazines such as Women'sExpand
The End of Our Domestic Resurrection Circus: Bread and Puppet Theater and Counterculture Performance in the 1990s
  • John Bell
  • Art
  • TDR/The Drama Review
  • 1 August 1999
The Bread and Puppet's Domestic Resurrection Circus emerged within the counterculture of the 1960s and 70s and continued through 1998 Bell places this long-running event within the cultural ecologyExpand
Disney's Times Square: The New American Community Theatre
What is the place and the function of live performance (theatre, as it were) in late 20th-century United States culture? The specific instance I’m looking at in this article is the 42nd StreetExpand
The structuration of a sporting social system? Northern Ireland fans, Football for All and the creation of the Green and White Army
In terms of the extant literature to date on sport and fandom in the divided society of Northern Ireland, academic attention has focused almost exclusively on its apparently contentious nature.Expand
Beyond the Cold War: Bread and Puppet Theater at the End of the Century
In House of War, his masterful history of U.S. foreign policy in the twentieth century, James Carroll traces the development of the power of the Pentagon and the conflicted rise of American hegemonicExpand
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