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Modern Japanese theatre and performance / edited by David Jortner, Keiko McDonald, and Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr.

Publication:
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, c2006.
Series:
Studies of modern Japan.
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 289 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Theater -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Experimental theater -- Japan -- History -- 20th century.
Japanese drama -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Contents:
Introduction : modern Japanese theatre (revisited) / David Jortner
Why did Sewamono not grow into modern realist theatre? / Megumi Inoue
The rhetoric of the real / M. Cody Poulton
Moment(um) of memory : metapatterns in Japanese theatre since the 1960s / John K. Gillespie
The quest for salvation in Japan's modern history : four plays by Akimoto Matsuyo / David G. Goodman
Poison women and national identity in postwar Japanese performance / Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei
Senda Koreya and the Tenkō paradigm / John D. Swain
Structureless in structure : the choreographic tectonics of Hijikata Tatsumi's Butō / Bruce Baird
Terayama in Amsterdam and the internationalization of experimental theatre / Stephen Clark
Super-kyōgen : radically traditional utopian comedies / Jonah Salz
Classical Japanese performance in a contemporary context : a traditional strategy of juxtaposition / Zvika Serper
Illegitimate child of Shingeki : comedy actor Soganoya Gokurō and his nonkina tōsan (easygoing daddy) / Yoshiko Fukushima
Reflections of and on the times : Morimoto Kaoru's A woman's life / Guohe Zheng
Steeplechase : Mishima Yukio's only original modern Nō play / Laurence Kominz
"Destroying the audience's alibi" : empathy and ethics in Abe Kōbō's Mihitsu no koi / Margaret Key
Divine memory and abject reality : Miyagi Satoshi's Tenshu monogatari and Shimizu Shinjin's Bye bye : the new primitive / Carol Martin
From Scaretto to Kaze to tomo ni sarinu : musical adaptations of Gone with the wind in Japan / Kevin J. Wetmore, Jr.
Mutsugorō (Mudskippers) / Umehara Takeshi, translated by Jonah Salz and Tomoko Onabe Salz.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-282) and index.
Contributor:
Jortner, David, 1971-
McDonald, Keiko I.
Wetmore, Kevin J., 1969-
ISBN:
0739111523 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
60644723
Publisher Number:
9780739111529
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