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Learning to kneel : noh, modernism, and journeys in teaching

Author: Carrie J Preston
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2016. ©2016
Series: Modernist latitudes.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Throughout the twentieth century, Japanese noh drama was a major creative catalyst for American and European writers, dancers, and composers. The noh theater's stylized choreography, poetic chant, spectacular costumes and masks, and engagement with history inspired Western artists as they reimagined new approaches to tradition and form. In Learning to Kneel, Carrie J. Preston locates noh's influence on Pound's  Read more...
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Preston, Carrie J.
Learning to kneel.
New York : Columbia University Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2015050685
(OCoLC)930681944
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carrie J Preston
ISBN: 9780231541541 0231541546 9780231544290 0231544294
OCLC Number: 953453592
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 369 pages).
Contents: Introduction to noh lessons --
Ezra Pound as noh student --
Theater in the "deep": W.B. Yeats's at the Hawk's well --
Ito Michio's hawk tours in modern dance and theater --
Pedagogical intermission: a lesson plan for Bertolt Brecht's Revisions --
Noh circles in twentieth-century Japanese performance --
Trouble with titles and directors: Benjamin Britten and William Plomer's Curlew --
River and Samuel Beckett's Footfalls/pas --
Coda.
Series Title: Modernist latitudes.
Responsibility: Carrie J. Preston.

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Learning to Kneel locates noh drama's influence on American and European writers, dancers, and composers. Carrie J. Preston's work has been profoundly shaped by her training in noh performance. While  Read more...

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What drew Western writers to an arcane, highly stylized form of Japanese court theater? As a scholar, Carrie J. Preston answers this question by way of the archive, unearthing a global network of Read more...

 
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