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The Sinophone Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien: Culture, Style, Voice, and Motion
The Sinophone Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien: Culture, Style, Voice, and Motion
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ean: 9781604979138, isbn: 1604979135,

"Featuring rare interviews and sophisticated analysis, this book sheds light on Hou's narrative innovations and aesthetic triumphs while, along the way, unlocking some of the mysteries lurking behind one of the greatest bodies of cinematic work ever ...


Journey of a Goddess: Chen Jinggu Subdues the Snake Demon
Journey of a Goddess: Chen Jinggu Subdues the Snake Demon
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ean: 9781438467078, isbn: 1438467079,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
This book offers the first translation into English of the Chinese novel Haiyouji, as well as excerpts of a marionette play based on the cult lore of the goddess Chen Jinggu (766-790), a historical shaman priestess who became one of Fujian's most imp...


Half a Century of Japanese Theater VIII: 1950s
Half a Century of Japanese Theater VIII: 1950s
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The eighth volume treats the works of eight award-winning shingeki (new drama) playwrights of the 1950s....




Half a Century of Japanese Theater VII: 1960s: Part 2
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sku: M4314101563, ean: 9784314101561, isbn: 4314101563,

The seventh volume in this series treats the major works of six award-winning counterculture playwrights of the 1960s. Miyamoto Ken’s Meiji Coffin is a biographical play about the Christian socialist Tanaka Shōzō and his involvement in the Ashio ...


The Flower Princess: A Cantonese Opera by Tong Dik Sang
The Flower Princess: A Cantonese Opera by Tong Dik Sang
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ean: 9789629963743, isbn: 9629963744,

Princess Changping, or Di Nü Hua, has become the most renowned Cantonese opera since its 1957 premier in Hong Kong. The opera is a serious political drama played out between the Han and non-Han following the fall of the Ming Dynasty, and the plot pi...


Performing Hybridity in Colonial-Modern China (Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History)
Performing Hybridity in Colonial-Modern China (Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History)
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ean: 9781137306104, isbn: 1137306106,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 24 reviews
In Shanghai in the early twentieth century, a hybrid theatrical form, wenmingxi, emerged that was based on Western spoken theatre, classical Chinese theatre, and a Japanese hybrid form known as shinpa. This book places it in the context of its hybrid...


The Complete Dramatic Works of Tang Xianzu
The Complete Dramatic Works of Tang Xianzu
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ean: 9781912392018, isbn: 1912392011,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Tang Xianzu (1550–1616) is acclaimed as the 'Shakespeare of the East' and widely regarded as China's greatest playwright, yet his work has not reached Western readers in its entirety.The Complete Dramatic Works of Tang Xianzu represents a literary ...


Between Worlds: Contemporary Asian-American Plays
Between Worlds: Contemporary Asian-American Plays
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Between Worlds: Contemporary Asian-American Plays...


Earth in Flower - The Divine Mystery of the Cambodian Dance Drama
Earth in Flower - The Divine Mystery of the Cambodian Dance Drama
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781934431290, isbn: 193443129X,

An extraordinary account of Southeast Asia's most esoteric female performing art: the ancient Cambodian ballet. Since the dawn of recorded history, Khmer royalty nurtured a spiritual dance unique to their kingdom. Today, people worldwide instantly re...


Ze-Ami and his Theories of Noh Drama
Ze-Ami and his Theories of Noh Drama
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ean: 9780861402144, isbn: 0861402146,

A useful introduction to the classical dance-drama of Japan, this covers the history of Noh; the various groups of Noh plays; training, acting, and writing a play; various competitions; and trades of acting. Quotes from Ze-Ami's essays are also inclu...


The Spatiality of Emotion in Early Modern China: From Dreamscapes to Theatricality
The Spatiality of Emotion in Early Modern China: From Dreamscapes to Theatricality
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Emotion takes place. Rather than an interior state of mind in response to the outside world, emotion per se is spatial, at turns embedding us from without, transporting us somewhere else, or putting us ahead of ourselves. In this book, Ling Hon Lam g...


Wondrous Brutal Fictions: Eight Buddhist Tales from the Early Japanese Puppet Theater
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...


Hijikata Tatsumi and Butoh: Dancing in a Pool of Gray Grits (Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History)
Hijikata Tatsumi and Butoh: Dancing in a Pool of Gray Grits (Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History)
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ean: 9780230120402, isbn: 0230120407,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
Hijikata Tatsumi's explosive 1959 debut Forbidden Colors sparked a new genre of performance in Japan - butoh: an art form of contrasts, by turns shocking and serene. Since then, though interest has grown exponentially, and people all over the world a...


Expressionism and Its Deformation in Contemporary Chinese Theatre (Asian Thought and Culture)
Expressionism and Its Deformation in Contemporary Chinese Theatre (Asian Thought and Culture)
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
Expressionism and Its Deformation in Contemporary Chinese Theatre provides both rigorous readings of dramatic works as well as a historical overview of Chinese theatre from the 1980s to the present. Expressionism becomes a discursive locus to be inco...


Cinema, Law, and the State in Asia
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
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
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
Zeami & the No Theatre in the World
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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
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...



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