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CLASSIC NOH THEATRE JAPAN PA : New Directions Paperbook - Ezra Pound

CLASSIC NOH THEATRE JAPAN PA

New Directions Paperbook

Paperback Published: 1st December 1979
ISBN: 9780811201520
Number Of Pages: 163

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Fifteen of the most celebrated plays of the Noh theatre repertory aregiven here in their entirety and five more are presented in synopsis.The translations are grounded in a critical discussion of the Nohtheatre, its history and place in the court life of Japan, adescription of the stage on which it is performed, its music, costumes,and masks, and the dance which is usually the high point of theperformance. Both Pound and Fenollosa discuss the special elements ofNoh poetry, and Pound's poetic organization of Fenollosa'sauthoritative translation and notes creates a fortunate collaboration.

ISBN: 9780811201520
ISBN-10: 081120152X
Series: New Directions Paperbook
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 163
Published: 1st December 1979
Publisher: New Directions Publishing Corporation
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 13.2  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.19
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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