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Kissing the Mask: Beauty, Understatement and Femininity in Japanese Noh Theater

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Kissing the Mask: Beauty, Understatement and Femininity in Japanese Noh Theater - Vollmann, William T
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"Intrepid journalist and novelist William T. Vollman's colossal body of work stands unsurpassed for its range, moral imperative, and artistry."--Booklist William T. Vollmann, the National Book Award-winning author of Europe Central, offers a charming, evocative, and piercing examination of the ancient Japanese tradition of Noh theatre and the keys it holds to our modern understanding of beauty. Kissing the Mask is the first major book on Nohby an American writer since the 1916 publication the classic study Pisan Cantos and ...

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Kissing the Mask: Beauty, Understatement and Femininity in Japanese Noh Theater 2011, Ecco Press

ISBN-13: 9780061228490

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Kissing the Mask: Beauty, Understatement and Femininity in Japanese Noh Theater, with Some Thoughts on Muses (Especially Helga Testorf), Transgender Women, Kabuki Goddesses, Porn Queens, Poets, Housewives, Makeup Artists, Geishas, Valkyries and Venus... 2010, Ecco Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780061228483

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