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Modern Japanese Theatre and Performance

By: Jortner, David(Edited by) McDonald, Keiko I.(Edited by) Wetmore, Kevin J., Jr.(Edited by)

Part of the Studies of Modern Japan series
0739123009 / 9780739123003
Paperback / softback
792.09520904
17/05/2007
Stock expected by 21/12/2019
United States
153 x 227 mm, 494 grams 310 pages
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At the heart of the development of modern Japanese culture, the theatre mirrors the issues and concerns of a society transitioning from the Tokugawa era to the modern period.

Modern Japanese Theatre and Performance fills a gap in current Japanese theatre scholarship; the book discusses the role of women in modern theatre, buto dance, experimental theatres that combine traditional theatre with modern forms, and plays by Abe Kobo, Mishima Yukio, and Senda Koreya.

With important contributions from both established and emerging scholars, this book is essential reading for anyone interested in theatre, modern performance, or Japanese studies.

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AN Theatre studies

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