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By Samuel L. Leiter

distinctive in any Western language, this is often a useful source for the examine of 1 of the world's nice theatrical kinds. It comprises essays via verified specialists on Kabuki in addition to more youthful students now getting into the sector, and offers a complete survey of the historical past of Kabuki; the way it is written, produced, staged, and played; and its position in global theater. Compiled via the editor of the influential Asian Theater magazine, the publication covers 4 crucial components - historical past, functionality, theaters, and performs - and contains a translation of 1 Kabuki play for instance of Kabuki techniques.

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