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Kabuki encyclopedia

Samuel L. Leiter

Kabuki encyclopedia

an English-languageadaptation of Kabuki jiten

by Samuel L. Leiter

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kabuki -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p.

    StatementSamuel L. Leiter.
    ContributionsYamamoto, Jirō.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN2924.5.K3
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21262265M
    ISBN 100313206546

    BOOK REVIEWS Leiter, Samuel L. Kabuki Encyclopedia An English-Language Adaption of Kabuki Jiten. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, , pp., illus., appendices. Though much is known of Japanese Kabuki theater and its music to western researchers, the materials about these subjects tend to be scattered through a variety of English language. Acting: an international encyclopedia User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. The title of this reference work is a bit misleading. While acting and actors are certainly prominent among the entries, this is an encyclopedia of world theater, with selected entries on the cinema 5/5(1).

    The purpose of this book is to outline the form of the Kabuki theatre, considering it throughout as an expression of Japanese life and culture. The work is intended for the reader with little or no knowledge of this form of theatre; therefore, I have frequently mentioned the Western theatre in order to establish points of reference for. Compra New Kabuki Encyclopedia: A Revised Adaptation of Kabuki Jiten. SPEDIZIONE GRATUITA su ordini idonei. Passa al contenuto principale. Iscriviti a Prime Ciao, Accedi Account e liste Accedi Account e liste Resi e ordini Iscriviti a 4/5(1).

    The Edo Stage: Kabuki and Bunraku () (29 min.) Japan Foundation & Iwanami Productions. During the Edo Period (), Japan was almost totally isolated from the outside world. This period was also a time of intense creativity resulting in the theatrical arts of kabuki and bunraku. Okuni (出雲の阿国, Izumo no Okuni, born about ) was a Japanese woman from the warring states period (15th to 16th century) who began the Japanese entertainment called name means "Okuni from Izumo".Her performing arts evolved from traditional founded kabuki.


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This reference book is a comprehensive guide to the fascinating world of kabuki. An extensive revision and expansion of the Kabuki Encyclopedia, this volume is the most comprehensive guide to Japan's kabuki theatre in any language other than Japanese.

The present volume includes many new illustrations, a lengthy and detailed index 4/5(1). Fans of kabuki who do not know Japanese should peruse this encyclopedia with interest.

Leiter has translated many topics in kabuki into readily understandable entries. Subjects include many famous kabuki plays, along with playwrights and actors of the last years. The book also has numerous black and white photos of recent by: Kabuki, traditional Japanese popular drama with singing and dancing performed in a highly stylized manner.

A rich blend of music, dance, mime, and spectacular staging and costuming, it has been a major theatrical form in Japan for four centuries. Learn more. Kabuki (歌舞伎) is a classical Japanese theatre is known for the stylization of its drama and for the elaborate Kumadori worn by some of its performers.

Inthe "Kabuki theatre" was proclaimed by UNESCO as an intangible heritage. This reference book is a comprehensive guide to the fascinating world of kabuki.

An extensive revision and expansion of the Kabuki Encyclopedia, this volume is the most comprehensive guide to Japan's kabuki theatre in any language other than Japanese.

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Kabuki Makeup Kabuki is a style of traditional Japanese theater that includes music, dance, and drama. First performed by females, after only male actors could take part in Kabuki, and they played both the male and female characters. Kabuki characters are often drawn from Japanese folklore, and a major part of the Kabuki performance is the dramatic makeup worn.

Kabuki is the traditional Japanese classical drama which started about years ago. It is known for its very stylized acting and the elaborate makeup worn by the actors.

The word kabuki means "singing and dancing". It also means strange and different, to be outside what is normal. kabuki theatre Stylized mixture of dance and music, mime and vocal performance; a major form of moralizing entertainment in Japan since the midth century. In contrast to No drama, which originated with the nobility, Kabuki was the theatre of the common people.

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Become a World Book Insider. Stay up to speed on all we have to offer-plus activities, crafts, and blogs for parents and educators in our newsletter. This reference book is a comprehensive guide to the fascinating world of kabuki. An extensive revision and expansion of the Kabuki Encyclopedia, this volume is the most comprehensive guide to Japan's kabuki theatre in any language other than Japanese.

The present volume includes many new illustrations, a lengthy and detailed index Brand: Greenwood. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes indexes. Description: xxxix, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Responsibility: Samuel L.

Leiter. This reference book is a comprehensive guide to the fascinating world of kabuki. An extensive revision and expansion of the Kabuki Encyclopedia, this volume is the most comprehensive guide to Japan's kabuki theatre in any language other than Japanese.

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Kabuki, Vol. 1: Circle of Blood (Kabuki, #1), Kabuki, Vol. 2: Dreams, Kabuki, Vol. 3: Masks of the Noh, Kabuki, Vol. 4: Skin Deep, Kabuki, Vol. 5: Metam. Latest update: REFERENCE BOOKS & ENCYCLOPEDIA: Kabuki Jinmei Jiten Nojima Jusaburô Nichigai Japanese; New Kabuki.

"Knowing Japan and the Japanese better," Louis Frédéric states in the introduction to this encyclopedia, "is one of the necessities of modern life." The Japanese have a profound knowledge of every aspect and detail of Western societies.

Unfortunately, we in the West cannot say the same about our knowledge of Japan. We tend to see Japan through a veil of 5/5(4). Kabuki is a series about transformation. Yes, it has beautiful art. Yes, it has great writing. And while the central theme of the narrative is transformation, what I found even more powerful is the way the art of the stories transforms from collection to collection, seeming to mirror the characters evolution/5.

In the preface to Heroes of the Kabuki Stage, the authors write, "Our motivation in writing this book is to share the information we have gathered with other collectors whose only connection to the world of kabuki are the prints in their collection"(p.

The book accomplishes that goal and more by providing a [End Page ] theatrical context for woodblock prints. Kabuki theater was started in the early 17th century by Okuni, a shrine dancer in Kyoto.

It featured a blend of religious dance and folk dances performed by an all women's dance group. Eventually women were banned from performing in Kabuki theater because the men were constantly staring at the women, who were being lured into prostitution.Japanese Monster Yokai Encyclopedia by Shigeru Mizuki book japan [] US$ Japanese NOH MASK making and paper pattern book japan sculpture kabuki [] US$ Makeup of Kabuki book from Japan Japanese.

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