A Kabuki Reader

A Kabuki Reader : History and Performance

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Unique in any Western language, this is an invaluable resource for the study of one of the world's great theatrical forms. It includes essays by established experts on Kabuki as well as younger scholars now entering the field, and provides a comprehensive survey of the history of Kabuki; how it is written, produced, staged, and performed; and its place in world theater. Compiled by the editor of the influential Asian Theater Journal, the book covers four essential areas - history, performance, theaters, and plays - and includes a translation of one Kabuki play as an illustration of Kabuki techniques.show more

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  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 162.1 x 233.7 x 35.3mm | 793.8g
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • M.E. Sharpe
  • Armonk, United States
  • English
  • 0765607042
  • 9780765607041

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While mainly focusing on the Kim Dae Jung era, the essays in this book examine persistent problems and new opportunities in Korean politics, economy, and culture. In 1997, Kim Ae Jung was elected to head the government of the Seventh Republic, after 30 years in opposition.show more

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