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Encyclopedia of Asian Theatre [Two Volumes]

by Samuel L. Leiter

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Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theatre, drama,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Theater - History & Criticism,
  • Theater - Reference,
  • Performing Arts / Theater / General,
  • Reference,
  • Theater - General,
  • ASIA,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • Oriental drama,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Theater

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages1024
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10420607M
    ISBN 10031333529X
    ISBN 109780313335297

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    Guy has also contributed articles to key reference volumes including the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians (revised edition), the Garland Encyclopedia of World Music (East Asia volume), and the Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance. In addition to two Fulbright grants (, ), her field research in Taiwan has been. This book is a report on the theatre in all its forms in Japan. It is a survey of what theatre arts exist there today and how they arose. Because Kabuki is the dominant type of drama in Japan today, and has been for some three centuries, I have given most attention to it. This book .

    Brill’s Handbook of Oriental Studies, Section Two: South Asia series primarily comprises graduate-plus scholarly reference tools for the study of the history, cultures, religions, and languages of South Asia. The series welcomes handbooks on either specific topics or periods from c. BCE to approximately the year Reference handbooks on the modern period are taken into consideration. Routledge Handbook of Asian Theatre is an advanced level reference guide which surveys the rich and diverse traditions of classical and contemporary performing arts in Asia, showcasing significant scholarship in recent years. An international team of over 50 contributors provide authoritative overviews on a variety of topics across Asia, including dance, music, puppetry, make-up and costume.


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Encyclopedia of Asian Theatre [Two Volumes] by Samuel L. Leiter Download PDF EPUB FB2

- Reference & Research Book News "This work is indeed the very first Encyclopedia of Asian Theatre and as such it will be very useful for the many students in Asian theatre.

Because Asian performance is so expansive in time and space we can be significantly helped by a comprehensive work such as this." - Asian Theatre JournalBrand: Samuel Leiter.

Get this from a library. Encyclopedia of Asian theatre. [Samuel L Leiter;] -- Alphabetically arranged entries present information about playwrights, directors, actors, places, themes, styles, costumes, and sets of both modern and traditional Asian theater. From puppets to living players and musical speech to colloquial prose, Asian theatre is a rich world of contrasting expressions.

While it has thrived for centuries and embodies the folk traditions of the Asian people, it also reflects contemporary concerns and innovative theatrical practices. At a time when Asia is of tremendous importance to the West, its theatre is a key to understanding its.

Theatre - Theatre - Developments in Asia: Although the emergence of Asian theatre was not simultaneous with that of ancient Greece and Rome, it merits discussion here rather than as an appendage to the history of Western drama. Indian theatre is often considered the oldest in Asia, having developed its dance and drama by the 8th century bc.

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"Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for the American theatre, was founded in with a grant from the Ford Foundation to foster communication among professional, community and university theatres." Publisher of the periodical American : Catherine Crohan. This work is indeed the very first Encyclopedia of Asian Theatre and as such it will be very useful for the many students of Asian theatre.

Because Asian performance is so expansive in time and space we can be significantly helped by a comprehensive work such as this. The two-volume work edited by Samuel L.

Leiter was published by Greenwood. Substantive articles about Emigh's theatrical work have appeared in TDR: The Drama Review and Asian Theatre Journal, as well as in various Asian journals. [citation needed] He was the founding chairperson of the Association for Asian Performance and served as chair of Brown University's Department of Theatre, Speech and Dance from In.

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Reviews of live theatre being impossible during these days of the pandemic, THEATRE'S LEITER SIDE is pleased to provide instead accounts of previous theatre seasons--encompassing the years for theatre-hungry readers. If you'd like to know the background on how this previously unpublished series came to be and what its relationship is to my three The Encyclopedia of the New York Stage.

"Surveys the history of Asian American theatre from to with focus on actors, playwrights, companies, audiences, and communities. Emphasizing historical contexts, the book examines how issues of cultural nationalism, interculturalism, and identity politics affect a racially defined theatre." (publisher)Author: Fred Muratori.

Asian drama, dramatic works produced in the East. Of the three major Asian dramas—Sanskrit, Chinese, Japanese—the oldest is Sanskrit, although the dates of its origin are uncertain. Source for information on Asian drama: The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. dictionary. Chinese performing arts, the dance and the theatre arts of China, tied from the earliest records to religious beliefs and date to bce, and they describe magnificently costumed male and female shamans who sang and danced to musical accompaniment, drawing the heavenly spirits down to earth through their performance.

In China, as elsewhere in East Asia, the descendants of. "The Encyclopedia pays special attention to non-Western styles through articles on theatre and performance throughout the many countries and traditions of Asia and Africa, often written by practitioners or critics from those areas.

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Lysloff is an Associate Professor of Music (Ethnomusicology) and came to UCR in the fall of after teaching two years at the University of Pittsburgh. Before that, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Music at Grinnell College () and also taught at Oberlin College and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Both in order to get a broader knowledge on the recent history of theatre in Korea and quotable reference works, I had been looking for a reliable, up-to-date historiography of Korean theatre for quite a while. A friend suggested Suh Yon-ho's opus magnus Korean Theatre History (서연호, 『한국연극사』) that so far consists of two volumes.

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