The Resource Clowns, fools and picaros : popular forms in theatre, fiction and film, edited by David Robb

Clowns, fools and picaros : popular forms in theatre, fiction and film, edited by David Robb

Label
Clowns, fools and picaros : popular forms in theatre, fiction and film
Title
Clowns, fools and picaros
Title remainder
popular forms in theatre, fiction and film
Statement of responsibility
edited by David Robb
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
By its very nature the clown, as represented in art, is an interdisciplinary phenomenon. In whichever artform it appears - fiction, drama, film, photography or fine art - it carries the symbolic association of its usage in popular culture, be it ritual festivities, street theatre or circus. The clown, like its extended family of fools, jesters, picaros and tricksters, has a variety of functions all focussed around its status and image of being "other." Frequently a marginalized figure, it provides the foil for the shortcomings of dominant discourse or the absurdities of human behaviour. Clowns
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
791.33
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PN1955
LC item number
.C56 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Robb, David
Series statement
At the interface, probing the boundaries
Series volume
43
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Clowns
  • Fools and jesters
  • Theater
Label
Clowns, fools and picaros : popular forms in theatre, fiction and film, edited by David Robb
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
vi, 233 p.
Isbn
9789042023406
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2022445-01umb_inst
  • 1965262
  • (OCoLC)191032164
Label
Clowns, fools and picaros : popular forms in theatre, fiction and film, edited by David Robb
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
vi, 233 p.
Isbn
9789042023406
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2022445-01umb_inst
  • 1965262
  • (OCoLC)191032164

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