No and Bunraku: Two Forms of Japanese Theatre

Paperback | January 9, 1991

byDonald Keene

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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.

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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 Kyo...

Donald Keene, Shincho Professor of Japanese Literature at Columbia University, has written, edited or translated more than thirty books, many of them published by Columbia University Press. Keene has received numerous honors in both the United States and Japan, and was recently elected the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Le...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:199 pages, 8.75 × 1.14 × 0.68 inPublished:January 9, 1991Publisher:Columbia University Press

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ISBN - 10:0231074190

ISBN - 13:9780231074193

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