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The Sinophone Cinema of Hou Hsiao-hsien: Culture, Style, Voice, and Motion
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
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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
sku: 2205282, ean: 9784314101585, isbn: 431410158X,
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
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
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...
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 ...
Earth in Flower - The Divine Mystery of the Cambodian Dance Drama
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
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...
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...
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