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Potty-Talk In Parisian Plays, Elizabeth Mix Dec 1992

Potty-Talk In Parisian Plays, Elizabeth Mix

Elizabeth K. Mix

Probes on the use of scatological references in theatrical productions at the end of the 19th century with focus on the plays `La Berline de l'emigre' by Henry Somm and `Ubu roi' by Alfred Jarry. Interpretation as comments upon the bourgeoisie and their position with the lower class; Manifestation of hatred of the bourgeoisie in the ideas and practices of the anarchists; Use of scatological dialogue; Excerpts.
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Historic Costume Reproductions – Higgins Armory Museum, Arlene Handschuch Dec 1992

Historic Costume Reproductions – Higgins Armory Museum, Arlene Handschuch

Arlene Handschuch

The Higgins Armory Museum in Worcester, MA had one of the largest displays of armor and arms in the western hemisphere. To complement the armor on display in the main gallery and to enhance their educational programs, the Museum commissioned my research, drafting and construction of a collection of renaissance and medieval historic costume reproductions. The costumes are used under the armor exhibited on display forms, on horse display forms for jousting exhibits, for display with dog armor, for wear by the educational staff during their educational presentations and for images printed on postcards sold in the Museum’s gift ...