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This chapter, using two recent examples from Brazilian puppet masters, briefly presents the origins of Brazilian puppetry and discusses the way Brazilian mamulengo tradition operates as a means of historical and cultural resistance, while enhancing diversity and racial equality through popular culture and theatre.
University Of Connecticut
puppet, representation, race and ethnicity, Puppet theater—Brazil—History, Popular culture—Brazil
Arts and Humanities | Ethnic Studies | Other Theatre and Performance Studies | Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies | Theatre and Performance Studies
Ilari, Mayumi, "Mamulengo as Cultural Resistance" (2023). Representing Alterity through Puppetry and Performing Objects. Edited by John Bell, Matthew Isaac Cohen, and Jungmin Song.