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To help readers decipher the exact meaning ofNoh, the authors offer a detailed examination and explanation of this, thefirst great Japanese theatrical form, which often intimidates the uninitiated.The spirit is at the essence of Noh, as Kannami Kiyotsugu created the formin the late-fourteenth century by combining elements from Japanese theater withZen Buddhism. Noh reflects its spiritual heritage by conveying the belief thatbeauty lies in suggestion, simplicity, subtlety, and restraint.Today, approximately 240 plays remain in the Noh repertoire. For theunenlightened, the authors present the history, explain the nuances, and evenprovide samples of these Noh plays, so they may continue to educate andentertain for many more centuries to come.

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A reissue of the 1916 publication (London, Macmillan) in which economics professor Fenollosa and poet Pound explain to westerners the Japanese dramatic form that began in the 14th century. They trace the history, explore the nuances, and present excerpts from the approximately 240 plays that remain in the repertoire.
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Synopsis:

A detailed examination and explanation of the first great Japanese theatrical form, which often intimidates the uninitiated.

Synopsis:

In this detailed examination and explanation of the first great Japanese theatrical form, the authors present the history, explain the nuances, and provide samples of Noh plays.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781565544406
Author:
Fenollosa, Ernest Francisco
Author:
Fenollosa, Pound
Author:
Pound, Ezra
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company
Location:
Gretna, La. :
Subject:
Theater
Subject:
Theater - History & Criticism
Subject:
No plays
Subject:
No
Subject:
Nåo plays -- Translations into English.
Subject:
Drama -- History and criticism.
Edition Number:
1st Pelican ed.
Edition Description:
Pelican
Series Volume:
105-584
Publication Date:
19991231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.56x5.74x.74 in. 1.15 lbs.

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