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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 27 Oct. 2009 The Puppet Theater The Puppet Theater The Grace of the Machine and The Mechanics of Grace 27 Oct. 2009 11 The Puppet Theater 27 Oct. 2009 The Puppet Theater Kleist Heinrich Wilhelm von Kleist, 1777- Bernd Heinrich Wilhelm von Kleist, 1777-1811 ber das Marionettentheater, Berliner Abendbltter (1810). Considered one of the best examples of the essay as a short prose form. 27 Oct. 2009 22 The Puppet Theater 27 Oct. 2009 The Puppet Theater Romanticism? Carl Spitzweg, Der Bcherwurm (the bookworm), c. 1850 27 Oct. 2009 33 The Puppet Theater 27 Oct. 2009 The Puppet Theater Act 1. The Grace of the Machine "He assured me that the pantomime of these puppets gave him much pleasure, and suggested in no uncertain terms that any dancer who wished to improve his art might learn all sorts of things from them." -- Kleist If ... ... a mechanical puppet dances more gracefully than a human body. Then is consciousness (intelligence, self- awareness) a prerequisite for physical grace? Or is it an obstacle that humans can never overcome; only machines and gods can achieve this kind of perfection? 27 Oct. 2009 44 The Puppet Theater 27 Oct. 2009 The Puppet Theater What is a puppet? pets.com sock puppet A small figure, human or animal, with jointed limbs, moved by means of strings or wires; esp. one of the figures in a puppet-show; a marionette OED 27 Oct. 2009 55 The Puppet Theater 27 Oct. 2009 The Puppet Theater What is a marionette? Marionette (OED). Etymology: From middle French marionnette or maryonete, denoting a type of dance (1517) or a type of musical instrument (1479). Derived from Old French mariole + ette....
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