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Comedie-Ballet

Comédie-ballet is a genre of French drama which mixes a spoken play with interludes containing music and dance. Dictionary Very good discussion about Moliere and his comedies-ballets (translated from French). The Literary Encyclopedia Outstanding (archived)…

Butoh

Butoh is a form of Japanese dance theatre that encompasses a diverse range of activities, techniques and motivations for dance, performance, or movement. Following World War II, butoh arose in 1959 through collaborations between its…

Bunraku

Bunraku is a form of traditional Japanese puppet theatre, founded in Osaka in 1684. The Puppetry Home Page Introduction to the history of Bunraku. Towson University Bunraku and Kabuki theatre overview. This page uses Creative Commons…

Allegory

Allegory in the Middle Ages was a vital element in the synthesis of biblical and classical traditions into what would become recognizable as medieval culture. People of the Middle Ages consciously drew from the cultural…

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