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Perpetuum mobile, L’art théatral et musical en Chine

Abstract : In the beginning substitutes for human sacrifices, figures gradually came out of the tombs to settle on the altars, statues, figurines, and on the trestles, puppets. Shadows, strings, rod or hand puppetts, they remain, more than an entertainment, an intermediary in the game which opposes and connects human and supernatural, keeping the paraliturgical framework which saw their origin. But they also travel, on the backs of peddlers and showmen, transmitting legends and styles from one end of the country to the other, giving birth to opera, the unlikely fruit of the fusion of puppet theatre, the art of storyteller and performing arts from India with Buddhism, including make-up. Even today, the art of the actor preserves the stylized memory of it, just as dramaturgy and music obey the same rules.
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François Picard. Perpetuum mobile, L’art théatral et musical en Chine. Puck : la marionnette et les autres arts, Institut international de la marionnette, 1993, pp.92-96. ⟨halshs-03746985⟩

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