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Title No

0000027447 

Language

eng 

NACSIS ID

BB02798643 

Japanese/Foreign

Foreign 

Title

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 

Edition

1st ed. 

Author

William T. Vollmann 

Publication

New York, NY : Ecco, c2010

Physical

xxi, 504 p. ; 24 cm

Classification

LCC : PN2924.5.N6
DC22 : 792.7028
DC22 : 792.0952

Note

An imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Includes bibliographical references (p. [436]-500)
Summary: Explores the enigma surrounding Noh theater and the traditions that have made it intrinsic to Japanese culture for centuries and extracts the secrets of staged femininity and the mystery of perceived and expressed beauty

Vol Group

Vol TitleISBN

9780061228483

Author Authority

* Vollmann, William T. DA06472443 

Subject

[topical term] :
[topical term] : Women in the theater -- Japan
[topical term] : Gender identity in the theater -- Japan
[topical term] : Sex role in the theater -- Japan
[topical term] : Feminine beauty (Aesthetics)
[topical term] : Femininity
[topical term] : Geishas
[topical term] : Kabuki
[topical term] : Transgender people -- Social aspects 

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