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This great stage of fools : an anthology of uncollected writings

Author: Alan Booth; Timothy Harris; Karel Van Wolferen
Publisher: Yokohama, Japan : Bright Wave Media Inc., 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"This book consists of a rich selection of reviews and articles he wrote for magazines and newspapers in Japan, its topic covering Japanese film, festivals, and folk-songs."--Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Motion picture reviews
Travel writing
Essays
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Booth; Timothy Harris; Karel Van Wolferen
ISBN: 9780989916318 0989916316
OCLC Number: 1048604179
Notes: Portrait of the author on page xiv.
Description: xx, 304 pages portrait ; 21 cm.
Contents: Foreword by Timothy Harris --
Part I: Film reviews. I. The state of Japanese cinema --
II. The best --
III. The worst --
IV. Priests, peasants, samurai & lovers --
V. Anime --
VI. The war --
VII. Three theater reviews --
Part II: Devils, gods & cameramen : fourteen festivals --
Part III: Songs of the far places : a look at Japan through the folk songs that celebrate it --
Part IV: Wanderers --
Part V: Going hence. I. The nuisance --
II. That's all, folks --
Afterword by Karel van Wolferen.
Responsibility: by Alan Booth ; edited by Timothy Harris ; with an afterword by Karel van Wolferen.

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"This book consists of a rich selection of reviews and articles he wrote for magazines and newspapers in Japan, its topic covering Japanese film, festivals, and folk-songs."--Back cover.

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