No and Bunraku / Edition 1

No and Bunraku / Edition 1

by Donald Keene
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0231074190

ISBN-13: 9780231074193

Pub. Date: 01/02/1991

Publisher: Columbia University Press

Donald Keene combines informative works on two forms of classical Japanese theater into a single volume. The No text looks at all aspects of this traditional theater form including its history, its stage and props, the use of music and dance in its performances, the plays as literature, and the aesthetics of No. Also discussed are Kyogen, the comic farces that are

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Donald Keene combines informative works on two forms of classical Japanese theater into a single volume. The No text looks at all aspects of this traditional theater form including its history, its stage and props, the use of music and dance in its performances, the plays as literature, and the aesthetics of No. Also discussed are Kyogen, the comic farces that are typically interspersed with the solemn No dramas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231074193
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
01/02/1991
Edition description:
Morningside Edition
Pages:
199
Sales rank:
954,248
Product dimensions:
6.68(w) x 10.06(h) x 0.54(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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