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classical No theatre of Japan

Poh Sim Plowright

classical No theatre of Japan

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Published by Chadwyck-Healey in Alexandria, VA .
Written in English


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Statementby Poh Sim Plowright.
SeriesTheatre in focus
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Open LibraryOL13938133M

Theatre of Dreams, Theatre of Play: Nō and Kyōgen in Japan This book, edited by Khanh Trinh, was available on Amazon in spring for less than $ This exhibit catalog contains beautifully illustrated and exceptionally expert essays, an excellent introduction to nō 's fascination and subtle visual : Jonah Salz.


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