The Kabuki Theatre of Japan
Courier Corporation, 1999 M01 1 - 316 páginas
"Highly recommended." — Library Journal. One of the most comprehensive handbooks available on Kabuki theatre provides readers with all the information they need to understand and appreciate this exciting amalgam of dramatic and musical arts. A clear and thoughtfully written text describes the theater's development in the context of Japanese history, with detailed analyses of actors' techniques, music and dance, plays and playwrights, the playhouse's design evolution, and six representative Kabuki plays. Includes glossary of Japanese terms. Invaluable to students, scholars and anyone intrigued by classical Japanese theater.
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