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Journal of Asian Studies (1980) 40 (1): 134–135.
Published: 01 November 1980
...Leonard C. Pronko Kabuki Encyclopedia: An English-Language Adaptation of Kabuki Jiten . By Samuel L. Leiter . Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press , 1979 . xxxix, 572 pp. Illustrations, Tables, Appendixes, Selected Bibliography, Selected Guide to Main Entries, Index. $39.95. Copyright...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1981) 40 (2): 389–391.
Published: 01 February 1981
...Frank T. Motofuji The Art of Kabuki: Famous Plays in Performance . Translated with commentary by Samuel L. Leiter . Berkeley : University of California Press , 1979 . xxi , 319 pp. Illustrations, Glossary, Selected Bibliography, Index. $16.95. Copyright © Association for Asian...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 202–203.
Published: 01 February 1999
...Ted T. Takaya The Stars Who Created Kabuki: Their Lives, Loves, and Legacy . By Laurence Kominz . Tokyo, London, New York : Kodansha International , 1997 . 300 pp. $28.00. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1999 1999 202 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES authors say...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (3): 702–703.
Published: 01 August 1991
...Katherine Mezur Kabuki in Modern Japan: Mayama Seika and His Plays . By Brian Powell . New York : St. Martin's Press , 1990 . xii, 218 pp. $39.95. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1991 1991 702 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES of order. Various theories of language...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1984) 43 (3): 541–544.
Published: 01 May 1984
...Susan Matisoff Chūshingura: Studies in Kabuki and the Puppet Theater . Edited by James R. Brandon . Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press , 1982 . vii, 231 pp. Illustrations, Contributors, Index. $30. Copyright © Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1984 1984 BOOK REVIEWS JAPAN 541...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1978) 38 (1): 182–186.
Published: 01 November 1978
...Frank T. Motofuji Studies in Kabuki: Its Acting, Music, and Historical Context . By James R. Brandon , William P. Malm , and Donald H. Shively . Hawaii : The University Press of Hawaii , 1978 . xv, 183 pp. Notes, Bibliographies, Index, Notes on Authors, 33 plates, 15 musical notations...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (3): 692–693.
Published: 01 August 1991
...Herbert Plutschow Die Entstehung des Kabuki . By Thomas F. Leims . Leiden, New York, København, Köln : E. J. Brill , 1990 . vii, 364 pp. Copyright © The Association for Asian Studies, Inc. 1991 1991 692 THE JOURNAL OF ASIAN STUDIES Senshi represents a fascinating point...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2013) 72 (4): 996–999.
Published: 01 November 2013
... to respond. By 1940 there was a “Heil Hitler” musical review and scores of new history plays were written and produced for the 2,600th anniversary of Japan's supposed imperial founding (p. 116). Brandon reveals kabuki with all its warts, but how were “others” depicted in the scenes? If kabuki was intent...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1982) 41 (3): 485–509.
Published: 01 May 1982
... songs must originally have been sung by Yoshi. The ritual behind the “Songs of the Dead” also helps us to understand the origins of Nō, especially of mugen nō , and to perceive the connection between Nō and the development of Kabuki in the early seventeenth century. Copyright © The Association...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (2): 437–441.
Published: 01 May 2015
... opens with an editors' introduction that, making reference to the essays that follow, provides a broad overview of the relationship between theater and print culture from the early Edo period through the nineteenth century. Of especial interest is its comparison of the histories of jōruri and kabuki...
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Far Eastern Quarterly (1953) 12 (4): 429–433.
Published: 01 August 1953
... by the same title; Sessbū Gappō ga Tsuji , an adaptation of the puppet play with an identical title and Sukeroku yukari no Edo zakura , an original kabuki play. While the first play follows the nō play very closely, the second deals with only the last “scene” of the puppet play which can be found...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1996) 55 (3): 736–738.
Published: 01 August 1996
... version, were made to both text and bibliography. The author heeded two significant pieces of concern voiced by James Brandon: the quality, and thus the usefulness of the photographic reproductions which accompany the text have been greatly improved, and more specifically, the treatment of kabuki has...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2010) 69 (1): 260–263.
Published: 01 February 2010
... of Mishima and his times is downplayed. It may have been interesting to consider, for example, the way Shōchiku's recruitment of Mishima in 1953 (while he was still in his twenties) to write for kabuki paralleled their rival Nikkatsu's 1956 release of the film Taiyō no kisetsu (Season of the Sun), written...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1999) 58 (1): 200–202.
Published: 01 February 1999
... children or themselves. Limiting "intergenerational" to young children and older adults seems artificial and unlikely to replace the tangle of warm feelings and conflicts that make up the texture of family life. RUTH CAMPBELL University of Michigan Geriatrics Center The Stars Who Created Kabuki...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2000) 59 (2): 426–428.
Published: 01 May 2000
... containing translations from all four major genres (noh, kyogen, bunraku, kabuki). The concise introduction allows this book to function as a stand-alone textbook for a range of courses. Each of the four genres are represented by a generous selection of plays: noh (seven), kyogen (eight), bunraku (five...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1998) 57 (2): 536–538.
Published: 01 May 1998
... of their sworn enemy, Kudo Suketsune, the vendetta captured the imagination of generations of playwrights, actors, and audiences. Even now Soga plays occupy a place in the active repertories of no and kabuki. Laurence R. Kominz presents a thorough and compelling BOOK REVIEWS JAPAN 537 study of how the twelfth...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1980) 40 (1): 132–134.
Published: 01 November 1980
... moved beyond Fukuchi, and the once-great editor finally separated completely from his cherished Nichi Nichi in 1888. Still endowed with boundless energy, however, he devoted his last seventeen years to producing his own kabuki plays, to writing novels, and to politics. Huffman has read Fukuchi's...
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Journal of Asian Studies (2015) 74 (1): 202–203.
Published: 01 February 2015
... developed by Chinese performance groups in Shanghai and Tokyo during the first two decades of the twentieth century. Wenmingxi blended elements of Western spoken theater; indigenous Chinese theater; and shinpa , itself a Japanese hybrid form that blended kabuki and Western-style spoken theater. Despite...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1991) 50 (3): 701–702.
Published: 01 August 1991
... literature has long been noted but only recently studied by Western scholars. H. E. Plutschow's book examines one of the many forms of that religiosity, the ritual character of Japanese literature, from the eighthcentury poetry collection Manyoshu to the seventeenth-century kabuki theater. The book has four...
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Journal of Asian Studies (1985) 45 (1): 148–151.
Published: 01 November 1985
... and nineteenth centuries, Joruri was the most popular narrative literature and a great influence on both Kabuki and fiction well into the Meiji period. Chikamatsu Monzaemon's plays have been introduced to the West, but few later Joruri are available in translation. Therefore, the new translation...