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Modicut Puppet Theatre: Modernism, Satire, and Yiddish Culture

Edward Portnoy
TDR (1988-)
Vol. 43, No. 3, Puppets, Masks, and Performing Objects (Autumn, 1999), pp. 115-134
Published by: The MIT Press
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1146772
Page Count: 20
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Modicut Puppet Theatre: Modernism, Satire, and Yiddish Culture
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Abstract

A popular, activist, New York-based hand-puppet theatre of the 1920s and '30s, Modicut sharply satirized the clash between tradition and modernity marking Yiddish life in New York.

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