By Beth Osnes

This accomplished publication explores the Malaysian type of shadow puppet theatre, highlighting its designated nature in the context of Southeast Asian and Asian shadow puppet theatre traditions. meant for a Western viewers no longer acquainted with Asian functionality and practices, the textual content serves as a bridge to this hugely innovative shape. An in-depth exam of the Malaysian puppet culture is supplied, in addition to functionality scripts, designs for puppet characters, directions for making a shadow monitor, and straightforward instructions for functionality. one other part then considers the sensible, pedagogical, and moral matters that come up within the instructing of this art.

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