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Kabuki : baroque fusion of the arts

Author: 河竹登志夫, 1924- Kawatake Toshio ; translated by Frank & Jean Connell Hoff. ; Toshio Kawatake; Frank Hoff; Jean Hoff; Kokusai Bunka Kaikan (Tokyo, Japan)
Publisher: Tokyo : I-House Press, 2006.
Series: LTCB international library selection, no. 13.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd English edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: 河竹登志夫, 1924- Kawatake Toshio ; translated by Frank & Jean Connell Hoff. ; Toshio Kawatake; Frank Hoff; Jean Hoff; Kokusai Bunka Kaikan (Tokyo, Japan)
ISBN: 4903452018 9784903452012
OCLC Number: 318200161
Language Note: Translated from the Japanese.
Description: xxx, 358 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm.
Contents: An unexpected overseas response --
Drama that transcends national barriers --
From a comparative perspective --
Unique theatre machinery --
Theatricality, audience involvement and Hanamichi --
The Hanamichi: its etymology and evolution --
The dynamism of the revolving stage --
The commoner's realm of pleasure --
A "fusion of the arts" --
The artistry of sound --
The sense of visual beauty --
Yakusha, Yakugara and Onnagata --
Gei, Kata and their transmission --
The creation of "negative beauty" --
Kabuki and the puppet theatre --
The tragedy of "parting from loved ones and the anguish of separation" --
Tragedies of implicit understanding and acquiescence --
Kizewamono: living for the moment --
The baroque theatre of Japan --
Its place in the history of world theatre --
From the nineteenth century into the twenty-first.
Series Title: LTCB international library selection, no. 13.
Other Titles: Kabuki.
Baroque fusion of the arts
Responsibility: Kawatake Toshio ; translated by Frank & Jean Connell Hoff.

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