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The kabuki theatre of Japan

Author: A C Scott
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, Fulham Palace : London, 1999. 1955.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A C Scott
ISBN: 0486406458 9780486406459
OCLC Number: 40347349
Language Note: Text in English.
Notes: Originally published: London : Allen & Unwin, 1955.
Description: 316 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: A Background to Appreciation --
The Historical Background --
The Noh Drama --
The Ningyo Shibai or Doll Theatre --
The Music of the Theatre --
The Dance in the Theatre --
The Actors Technique --
The Actor --
Plays and Playwrights --
Six Representative Kabuki Plays --
The Playhouse and its Development.
Responsibility: A.C. Scott ; with illustrations by the author.
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"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."--

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