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By Samuel L. Leiter

distinct in any Western language, this can be a useful source for the learn of 1 of the world's nice theatrical kinds. It contains essays by means of proven specialists on Kabuki in addition to more youthful students now coming into the sphere, and offers a entire survey of the historical past of Kabuki; the way it is written, produced, staged, and played; and its position in international theater. Compiled by way of the editor of the influential Asian Theater magazine, the e-book covers 4 crucial components - heritage, functionality, theaters, and performs - and contains a translation of 1 Kabuki play as an example of Kabuki techniques.

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