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The kabuki theatre of Japan

Author: A C Scott
Publisher: London : Allen & Unwin, [1955]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Handbook for the student and the general reader. Includes analyses of the actor's techniques, music and plays, historical development of the drama against the social background, a comparison of the Japanese and Chinese theatres.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Scott, A.C. (Adolphe Clarence), 1909-
Kabuki theatre of Japan.
London, Allen & Unwin [1955]
(OCoLC)571895407
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A C Scott
OCLC Number: 332632
Description: 317 pages : illustrations (some color) portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: A background to appreciation --
The historical background --
The Nō drama --
The Ningyo Shibai, or Doll theatre --
The music of the theatre --
The dance in the theatre --
The actor's technique --
The actor --
Plays and playwrights --
Six representative Kabuki plays --
The playhouse and its development.
Responsibility: by A. C. Scott with illustration by the author.

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Handbook for the student and the general reader. Includes analyses of the actor's techniques, music and plays, historical development of the drama against the social background, a comparison of the Japanese and Chinese theatres.

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