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    DescriptionNoh plays invite us to witness and experience the salvation of souls. The Japanese-born performing art, Noh combines dance, drama, music and poetry influenced by Zen philosophy. With a 600-year history, it is the world's oldest performing art and designated an Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO. Beautifully photographed with thirty Noh stories selected from among the few hundred stories still performed throughout Japan today, this volume pursues the subtle, profound aesthetics and visionary qualities of Noh.


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    Title
    Noh
    Subtitle
    Classical Japanese Performing Art
    Authors and contributors
    Text by Mutsuo Takahashi, By (photographer) Toshiro Morita
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 280
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 212 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 522 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9784894448469
    ISBN 10: 4894448467
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PER
    BIC subject category V2: AN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.8
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 43
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25880
    B&T General Subject: 595
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 69
    Ingram Subject Code: PA
    BISAC V2.8: PER011000
    DC22: 792.0952
    DC21: 792.0952
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A07200300
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 07
    B&T Approval Code: A08544000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PN2924.5.N6 T2874 2010
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    Edition
    Bilingual edition
    Edition statement
    Bilingual
    Illustrations note
    150
    Publisher
    PIE BOOKS
    Imprint name
    PIE BOOKS
    Publication date
    12 October 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Tokyo
    Author Information
    Kazuya Takaoka, a graphic designer, has received many outstanding awards, including the Gold Medal at the Japan Graphic Design Exhibition and the Gourmond World Cookbook Award for Best Cookbook Design. Mutsuo Takahashi is a poet and dramatist. His genre-straddling activities include the creation of modern and traditional poems and novels. He was awarded the Medal with Purple Ribbon in 2000. Toshiro Morita, a member of Japan Professional Photographers Society, worked at a preparatory office of National Theatre from 1966 through 2002.