The Kabuki Theatre (Google eBook)

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University of Hawaii Press, 1974 - Drama - 296 pages
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'This book explains everything lucidly and painstakingly- the background, the facts, the emotions, both from a Japanese and a Western point of view. If you can keep paying attention you will find at the end that you seem to have been living in Japan for quite a while.' --Edwin Denby, 'Art News'
  

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An excellent history and explination of Kabuki theatre, its plays, customs, and audience. The illustrations and photos are an added perk. Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE PHYSICAL THEATRE
24
THE AUDIENCE AND ITS ATTITUDES
67
THE HANAMICHI
92
ELEMENTS OF THE PERFORMANCE
105
THE STAGE
127
THE ACTOR
164
PLAYS AND CHARACTERS
205
KABUKI AND THE WESTERN ROOM
248
LIST OF PLAYS MENTIONED IN TEXT
278
SHORT GLOSSARY OF THEATRE TERMS
283
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WORKS IN WESTERN LANGUAGES
288
INDEX
291
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