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Wondrous Brutal Fictions: Eight Buddhist Tales from the Early Japanese Puppet Theater
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ean: 9780231146586, isbn: 0231146582,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
Wondrous Brutal Fictions presents eight seminal works from the seventeenth-century Japanese sekkyo and ko-joruri puppet theaters, many translated into English for the first time. Both poignant and disturbing, they range from stories of cruelty and br...
Cinema, Law, and the State in Asia
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ean: 9781403977519, isbn: 1403977518,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
This book explores the intersections of film, justice, and the state in comparative perspective across a range of major Asian countries, including India, China, Japan, Korea, the Philippines, and Vietnam. The contributing authors cross the convention...
Acting like a Woman in Modern Japan: Theater, Gender and Nationalism
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ean: 9780312292911, isbn: 0312292910,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
Weaving together careful readings of plays and reviews, memoirs and interviews, biographies and critical essays, Acting Like a Woman in Modern Japan traces the emergence of the first generation of modern actresses in Japan, a nation in which male act...
Marionette Plays from Northern China
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ean: 9781438464831, isbn: 1438464835,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
English-language translations of traditional plays from the marionette puppet theater of Northern China....
Zeami & the No Theatre in the World
ean: 9780966615203, isbn: 0966615204,
Contains an introduction and fifteen essays, organized into sections on "Zeami's Theories and Aesthetics," "Zeami and Drama," "Zeami and Acting," and "Zeami and the World." Essayists include the editors, Matsuda Tamotsu, Daniel Gerould, Carol Fisher ...
Beautiful Boys/Outlaw Bodies: Devising Kabuki Female-Likeness
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ean: 9781403967121, isbn: 1403967121,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
This book is a feminist reading of gender performance and construction of the female role players, onnogata, of the Kabuki theatre. It is not limited to a 'theatre arts' focus, rather it is a mapping and close analysis of transformative genders throu...
The Columbia Anthology of Modern Japanese Drama
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ean: 9780231128308, isbn: 0231128304,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
This anthology is the first to survey the full range of modern Japanese drama and make available Japan's best and most representative twentieth- and early-twenty-first-century works in one volume. It opens with a comprehensive introduction to Meiji-p...
My Friend Hitler
ean: 9780231126328, isbn: 0231126328,
Though best known for his novels, Yukio Mishima published more than sixty plays, almost all of which were produced during his lifetime. Among them are kabuki plays and others inspired by No dramas―two types used in classical Japanese theater. Of pl...
Modern Armenian Drama
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ean: 9780231116305, isbn: 0231116306,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
Available in English for the first time, Modern Armenian Drama presents seven classic works from the Armenian stage. Spanning over a century (1871–1992), the plays explore such diverse themes science and religion, socioeconomic injustice, women's e...
Transvestism and the Onnagata Traditions in Shakespeare and Kabuki
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mpn: 9781901903317, ean: 9781901903317, isbn: 1901903311,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
There is much that is remarkable about this volume. Its roots date back to an international conference on Shakespeare and kabuki with the theme 'Traditions of Cross-dressing and Cross-gender Casting', held near Kobe, Japan, in August 1995. In January...
Staging Asia: The Dutch East India Company and the Amsterdam Theatre
ean: 9789087282578, isbn: 9087282575,
In the early modern Dutch Republic, three playwrights wrote dramas based on political revolutions that were occurring at that same time in Asia. Reflecting on this remarkable phenomenon, Staging Asia traces the transmission of the stories surrounding...
Women in Traditional Chinese Theater: The Heroine's Play
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ean: 9780761832171, isbn: 0761832173,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
Women in Traditional Chinese Theatre seeks to introduce Western readers to Chinese classical drama as well as investigate how women have traditionally been portrayed on stage by presenting original translations of six plays from the fourteenth to twe...
Chinese Film Stars (Routledge Contemporary China)
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mpn: 61 black & white illustrations, 61 black, ean: 9780415690270, isbn: 0415690277,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
This volume of original essays fills a significant research gap in Chinese film studies by offering an interdisciplinary, comparative examination of ethnic Chinese film stars from the silent period to the era of globalization. Whereas studies of star...
Petrushka: Sources and Contexts
sku: HH-056-26-0610800, ean: 9780810115668, isbn: 0810115662,
The contributors - two Slavicists, a musicologist and an art historian - offer a detailed exploration of the ballet, Petrushka, which premiered in Russia in 1911 and became one of the most important and influential theatrical works of the modernist p...
Three Plays by Kobo Abe (Modern Asian Literature)
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ean: 9780231082808, isbn: 0231082800,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
Three plays by one of contemporary Japan's most prominent writers--Involuntary Homicide, The Green Stockings, The Ghost is Here--translated for this volume reveal Kobo Abe's deep love of absurdity in the face of universal concerns....
The Art of Kabuki: Five Famous Plays (Second Revised Edition)
ean: 9780486408729, isbn: 0486408728,
Complete texts of Benten Kozo, Pulling the Carriage Apart and The Village School, Shunkan and Naozamurai, and a variety of interpretations by the actors who originated the major roles. Commentaries by critics and actors precede each work. Details on ...
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