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Comparing German, Austrian and French puppet repertoires composed during or in the aftermath of WW1, this paper examines how these productions took part in the “bourrage de cranes” (brainwashing) of public opinions, instilling the hate of other nations in the minds of the youngest.
University Of Connecticut
puppet, representation, race and ethnicity, theater and children, World War 1914–1918, theater in propaganda
Arts and Humanities | Other Theatre and Performance Studies | Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies | Theatre and Performance Studies | Theatre History
Plassard, Didier, "Puppetry for a Total War: French and German Puppet Plays in World War I" (2023). Representing Alterity through Puppetry and Performing Objects. Edited by John Bell, Matthew Isaac Cohen, and Jungmin Song.