Guatemala's Masks and Drama by Jim Pieper
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Guatemala's Masks and Drama
By Jim Pieper

Guatemala's Masks and Drama

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Guatemala's Masks and Drama by Jim Pieper

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Both long time devotees of the Guatemalan mask/dance culture and newcomers to the subject will be equally fascinated by this colourful and informative book. Hundreds of masks, many accompanied by contextual photographs, appear in full colour and are identified in detail. The author also explains how to evaluate the age of a mask through an examination of patina and repair. Village rental agencies, called 'morarias', their walls and ceilings covered with costumes and masks, are also featured, as are masks used by life-size folk saints. Several original dance scripts have been translated, giving the reader the rare opportunity to view the relationship of the masked characters to their place in the ritual dance culture.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780826341433
ISBN-10: 0826341438
Format: Paperback
(305mm x 230mm x 23mm)
Pages: 284
Imprint: University of New Mexico Press
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Publish Date: 15-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: United States

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