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JAYA: Performance in Epic Mahabharata
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|October 3, 2011

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JAYA is a study of how the four poets of the Indian epic Mahābhārata fuse their separate performances of the poem into a single and seamless work of art. The book examines in detail the different mnemonic forms engaged by this verbal activity focusing…
Rakugo: Performing Comedy and Cultural Heritage in Contemporary Tokyo
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|February 15, 2008

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An introduction to the theatrical art of comic storytelling that originated in the Edo period, Rakugo sheds light on Japanese culture as a whole: its aesthetics, social relations, and learning styles. Enriched with personal anecdotes, Rakugo explicates the art's…
Western Tradition And Naturalistic Hindi Theatre

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Western Tradition and Naturalistic Hindi Theatre is a critical study of the dramatic work of naturalistic Hindi playwright Upendranath Ashk (1910-1996). The book explores modern Hindi drama from its beginnings in the second half of the nineteenth century until…
Wayang Kulit: Mythos Und Provokation Im Indonesischen Schattentheater

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Das javanische Schattentheater wayang kulit gilt als der Inbegriff javanischer Kunst und Ethik. Anhand einer historischen Analyse der wayang kulit Rezeptionsgeschichte kann jedoch gezeigt werden, daß der Stellenwert des wayang kulit als «klassische» Theaterform…
Tanz Ist Die Sprache Der Goetter: Eine Kulturwandelstudie Der Taenzer Sri Lankas

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Die traditionellen Tanzstile Sri Lankas entwickelten sich in Relation zu ihrer rituellen Funktion als Kommunikation mit Göttern und Dämonen. Die vorliegende Studie unterscheidet zwischen einem älteren Typus der kollektiven Riten und einem jüngeren der…
Tausend Kirschbaeume - Yoshitsune: Ein Klassisches Stueck Des Japanischen Theaters Der Edo-zeit

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'Tausend Kirschbäume - Yoshitsune', 1747 original für das Puppentheater geschrieben, wurde sogleich auch vom Schauspieler-Theater, dem Kabuki, adaptiert. Es ist eines der populärsten historischen Schauspiele des japanischen Volkstheaters, das bei durchgehender…
Ch'i Ju-shan (1875-1961): Die Erforschung Und Systematisierung Der Praxis Des Chinesischen Dramas

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Ch'i gilt in der Fachwelt als einer der wichtigsten Theoretiker des klassischen Chinesischen Dramas und als bedeutender Theaterschrift- steller in neuerer Zeit. Die Arbeit untersucht Ch'is Forschungsmethode und -ergebnisse mit Schwerpunkt auf den von ihm…
Strange Eventful Histories: Identity, Performance, And Xu Wei's <i>four Cries Of A Gibbon</i>

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When it comes to really knowing a person, is what you see really what you get? Is it ever all you get? In this first critical study and annotated translation of the dramatic masterpiece Four Cries of a Gibbon by the late-Ming dynasty Chinese playwright Xu Wei,…
The Encounter: James - The Photographer
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|February 23, 2012

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Black Tigers
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|May 26, 2011

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Black Tigers is based on true events. The story actually begins doing my much younger years growing up in the Pocono Mountains with Parents, seven brothers and four sisters plus three foster children. Being born in Baltimore Maryland, school and the bay area…
The Ethos of Noh: Actors and Their Art

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Since the inception of the noh drama six centuries ago, actors have resisted the notion that noh rests on natural talent alone. Correct performance, they claim, demands adherence to traditions. Yet what constitutes noh's traditions and who can claim authority…