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This chapter reflects on and compares depictions of the main heroes in folk theater in Slovakia as well as contemporary Slovak and Czech puppet theater and discusses reasons why the Romany ethnic minority was popular or a focal point of interest.
University Of Connecticut
puppet, representation, race and ethnicity, theater history, folk drama—Slovak, Czech drama
Anthropology | Arts and Humanities | Folklore | Other Theatre and Performance Studies | Slavic Languages and Societies | Theatre and Performance Studies | Theatre History
Hledikova, Ida, "Characters of the Other in Slovak Folk Drama and Czech and Slovak Professional Puppet Theater" (2023). Representing Alterity through Puppetry and Performing Objects. Edited by John Bell, Matthew Isaac Cohen, and Jungmin Song.