Kabuki's Forgotten War ; 1931-1945

According to a myth constructed after Japan's surrender to the Allied Forces in 1945, kabuki was a pure, classical art form with no real place in modern Japanese society. In Kabuki's Forgotten War, senior theater scholar James R. Brandon calls this view into question and makes a compelling case... Ausführliche Beschreibung

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Verfasserangabe: James R. Brandon.
Format: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch
veröffentlicht: Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press, [2008]
Enthält: Frontmatter -- contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part 1: Kabuki's Foreign Adventure: 1931-1939 -- Chapter One. Prelude to War -- Chapter Two. Kabuki and the Manchurian and Shanghai Incidents 1931-1934 -- Chapter Three. Kabuki and the Marco Polo Bridge Incident 1937-1938 -- Chapter Four .The Darkening Storm 1939 -- Part 2: Fruits of Victory: 1940-1942 -- Chapter Five. Kabuki and 2,600 Years of Imperial Rule 1940 -- Chapter Six .Confrontation with America and Britain 1941 -- Chapter Seven .Japan and Kabuki at the Zenith 1942 -- Part 3: Defeat and Survival: 1943-1945 -- Chapter Eight. Kabuki and Japan's "Decisive Battle" 1943 -- Chapter Nine. Kabuki Is a Luxury 1944 -- Chapter Ten. The Agony Ends 1945 -- Chapter Eleven. War Plays in Kabuki - a Retrospection August 1945 -- Chapter Twelve. Inventing Classic Kabuki 1945-1947 -- Notes -- Sources -- Index of Play Titles in English and Japanese -- Index of Kabuki Actors' Names in the Text -- index
Frontmatter -- contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part 1: Kabuki's Foreign Adventure: 1931-1939 -- Chapter One. Prelude to War -- Chapter Two. Kabuki and the Manchurian and Shanghai Incidents 1931-1934 -- Chapter Three. Kabuki and the Marco Polo Bridge Incident 1937-1938 -- Chapter Four .The Darkening Storm 1939 -- Part 2: Fruits of Victory: 1940-1942 -- Chapter Five. Kabuki and 2,600 Years of Imperial Rule 1940 -- Chapter Six .Confrontation with America and Britain 1941 -- Chapter Seven .Japan and Kabuki at the Zenith 1942 -- Part 3: Defeat and Survival: 1943-1945 -- Chapter Eight. Kabuki and Japan's "Decisive Battle" 1943 -- Chapter Nine. Kabuki Is a Luxury 1944 -- Chapter Ten. The Agony Ends 1945 -- Chapter Eleven. War Plays in Kabuki - a Retrospection August 1945 -- Chapter Twelve. Inventing Classic Kabuki 1945-1947 -- Notes -- Sources -- Index of Play Titles in English and Japanese -- Index of Kabuki Actors' Names in the Text -- index
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ISBN: 9780824863210
9783110649772
9783110564143
9783110663259
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