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Edo kabuki in transition : from the worlds of the samurai to the vengeful female ghost / Satoko Shimazaki.

Author/Creator:
Shimazaki, Satoko, author.
Publication:
New York : Columbia University Press, [2016]
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 372 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
Kabuki -- History -- 19th century.
Japanese drama -- Edo period, 1600-1868 -- History and criticism.
Japanese drama -- Edo period.
Kabuki.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Contents:
Introduction
The birth of Edo kabuki
Presenting the past: Edo kabuki and the creation of community
The beginning of the end of Edo kabuki: Yotsuya Kaidan in 1825
Overturning the world: the treasury of loyal retainers and Yotsuya Kaidan
Shades of jealousy: the body of the female ghost
The end of the world: figures of the ubume and the breakdown of theater tradition
The modern rebirth of kabuki
Another history: Yotsuya Kaidan on stage and page.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780231172264
0231172265
9780231540520
OCLC:
919202260