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Brazell, Karen

Overview
Works: 29 works in 95 publications in 2 languages and 1,486 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Roles: Translator, Producer, Editor
Classifications: PL811.O7, 895.6342
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Karen Brazell
Publications by Karen Brazell
Publications by Karen Brazell, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Karen Brazell
Traditional Japanese theater : an anthology of plays ( Book )
7 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 706 libraries worldwide
Introduces the genres of noh, kyogen, kabuki, and bunraku puppet theater, and offers translations of thirty of the best-known plays, with background information on their history, characters, staging, and significance
Twelve plays of the Noh and Kyōgen theaters by Karen Brazell( Book )
11 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 223 libraries worldwide
Nō as performance : an analysis of the kuse scene of Yamamba by Monica Bethe( Book )
7 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
Dance in the N⁻o theater by Monica Bethe( Book )
12 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
The confessions of Lady Nijō by Nakanoin Masatada no Musume( Book )
11 editions published between 1973 and 1989 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Atsumori by Zeami( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Yamanba the old woman of the mountains ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in Japanese and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Draws on a famous legend of an enegmatic old woman (Yamamba) living in the mountains who is alternately seen as god, demon, mother, enlightened or tormented, helpful or harmful. This ambivalence of appearance, reality and art is underscored by the appearance of an entertainer who impersonates Yamamba to the real Yamamba who in turn entertains her impersonator
Yamamba old woman of the mountain ( visu )
3 editions published in 1978 in Japanese and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Selections from Yamamba, no. 46 of the Kunze canon of the first 100 Japanese Nō dramas; includes the Kuse scene from act I and a "variant performance of White Headpiece (Shirogashira)" from act II
A study and partial translation of Towazugatari by Karen Brazell( Book )
5 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Dance in the Noh theater ( visu )
4 editions published in 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Examines the various aspects of Nō dance and its intricacies as a dance and theatrical form
Youth and other stories by Ōgai Mori( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Noh dance and costume ( visu )
3 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Examines the significance of costume in Nō dance
Yamamba old woman of the mountains ( visu )
4 editions published in 1977 in English and Japanese and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Draws on a famous legend of an enegmatic old woman (Yamamba) living in the mountains who is alternately seen as god, demon, mother, enlightened or tormented, helpful or harmful. This ambivalence of appearance, reality and art is underscored by the appearance of an entertainer who impersonates Yamamba to the real Yamamba who in turn entertains her impersonator
Noh dance and verbal meaning ( visu )
2 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Examines specific symbolic meanings of movement and gesture in Noh dance
Instrumental dance ( visu )
3 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Examines Noh dance performed to instrumental music without narration
Fundamentals of Noh dance ( visu )
3 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Examines the basic steps and movements of the classical Japanese Noh dance
Props and Noh dance ( visu )
2 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Examines the use of props in Noh dance performances
Nō as performance by Monica Bethe( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in Undetermined and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Dance in the No Theater by Monica Bethe( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Lady Nijo: court-lady and traveler in 13th century Japan by Karen Brazell( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Brazell examines several aspects of Lady Nijo's writings: the history of the text from its discovery until the present day, how Lady Nijo structured her life, her life as viewed in the text itself, and aspects of contemporary interest in her confession, particularly in the realm of sexual politics
 
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English (78)
Japanese (6)
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