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presentationalism

[prez-uh n-tey-shuh-nl-iz-uh m, pree-zen-] /ˌprɛz ənˈteɪ ʃə nlˌɪz əm, ˌpri zɛn-/
noun, Theater
1.
a style of production in which the audience is addressed directly with songs, skits, exposition, etc., and no attempt is made at realism.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; presentational + -ism
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