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  • The Training of Noh Actors and The Dove^nby David Griffiths

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Japan's Modern Theatreby Brian Powell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00

    This book endeavours to unravel the complicated skeins of Japanese theatre in the modern period and offers an appreciation of the richness of choice of presentational and representational theatre forms. Since the end of world War II there has been continuing but different conflict between the major theatrical genres. Kabuki continues to defend its... more...

  • The Way of Actingby Tadashi Suzuki; J. Thomas Rimer

    Theatre Communications Group 2013; US$ 14.95

    A useful, provocative introduction to the influential director's philosophical and practical approaches to the stage. more...

  • Kurokawa N?by Eike Grossmann

    BRILL 2013; US$ 160.00

    This study contains a detailed record of the history and development of Kurokawa n?, the processes of its transmission over the generations and its impact on the wider cultural life of Japan. Kurokawa N? also offers an invaluable, authentic case study in the wider context of notions of Japanese self-perception and self-representation. more...

  • Kabuki A Pocket Guideby Ronald Cavaye

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 12.95

    "A real expert, in this book he introduces us to the foundations of Kabuki?its history and its actors, its acting styles and its performance, its color and music ?to the sheer beauty and joy of Kabuki. " ?Ichikawa Danshiro Kabuki, the popular theatre if Japan, began in about 1603 and is still flourishing today. It was the entertainment of the common... more...

  • My Asakusaby Sadako Sawamura; Norman E. Stafford; Yasuhiro Kawamura

    Tuttle Publishing 2011; US$ 16.95

    Written near the end of Sadako Sawamura's remarkable life, My Asakusa (Watashi co Asakusa) is a charming collection of autobiographical essays by a truly self-made woman. Recalling Japan at a time of great political turmoil and rapid cultural change, Sawamura shares with us her vignettes of growing up in Asakusa—one of the last of the old... more...

  • Dancing with the Deadby Christopher T. Nelson; Rey Chow; Harry Harootunian; Masao Miyoshi

    Duke University Press 2008; US$ 22.95

    Ethnography that explores the interrelationship among wartime trauma, memory, and social life through forms of ritual and popular performance in postwar Okinawa. more...

  • Performing Japanby Henry Johnson; Jerry C. Jaffe

    BRILL 2008; US$ 105.00

    Using an interdisciplinary, theoretical and ethnographic approach, editors have brought together a rich collection of current research on contemporary Japanese performance practices. Topics covered include theatre, music, art, fashion and technology, media, architecture and tourism. more...

  • Sessue Hayakawaby Daisuke Miyao

    Duke University Press 2007; US$ 24.95

    Critical biography of Sessue Hayakawa, a Japanese actor who became a popular silent film star in the U.S., that looks at how Hollywood treated issues of race and nationality in the early twentieth century. more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Japanese Traditional Theatreby Samuel L. Leiter

    Scarecrow Press 2006; US$ 109.99

    The Historical Dictionary of Japanese Traditional Theatre covers all four genres (nT, kyTgen, bunraku, and kabuki), providing information on nearly every aspect, including actors, theatres, companies, history, makeup, costumes, masks, biographies, theories, training, music, religion, criticism, and many more. This is done through hundreds of dictionary... more...