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Zeami's Style: The Noh Plays of Zeami Motokiyo

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This is the first full-length study of Zeami Motokiyo (1363-1443), generally recognized as the greatest playwright of Japan's classical Noh theater. The book begins with a biography based on the known documents relating to Zeami's life. It then examines the documentary evidence for authorship and explains the various technical aspects of Noh. Subsequent chapters explore the role of the old man in noh (particularly in the play Takasago), as well as Zeami's plays about women and warriors, with primary attention to Izutsu and ...

Zeami's Style: The Noh Plays of Zeami Motokiyo 1996, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804726771

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Zeami's Style: The Noh Plays of Zeami Motokiyo 1986, Stanford University Press, Stanford, CA

ISBN-13: 9780804712903

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