Acting: An International Encyclopedia by Beth Osnes
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Overview: A groundbreaking, cross-cultural reference work exploring the diversity of expression found in rituals, festivals, and performances, uncovering acting techniques and practices from around the world.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational
• A-Z entries span every region of the world and cover diverse topics from Ireland’s Abbey Theatre to China’s Zhang Mu (rod-puppet theater)
• Beautiful illustrations include masks used in classical Greek dramas, an advertisement for a performance of Punch and Judy, the humorous puppet characters, and photographs of actors, performances, and ceremonies from Monty Python to young Balinese dancers performing the Legong dance.