Developing Zeami : The Noh Actor's Attunement in Practice

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Pub. Date: 2005-06-30
Publisher(s): Univ of Hawaii Pr
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The great noh actor, theorist, and playwright Zeami Motokiyo (ca.1363-1443) is one of the major figures of world drama.

Author Biography

Shelley Fenno Quinn is associate professor of Japanese in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at The Ohio State University

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introductionp. 1
Abbreviationsp. 23
Zeami's Shift in Representational Styles
The Social Context of Zeami's Secret Treatisesp. 27
Developing Zeami's Representational Stylep. 43
Fierce Moons, Gentle Demons: From Ends to Meansp. 83
Zeami's Literary Turn
Composing the Textp. 115
Zeami's Theory in Practice: An Analysis of the Waki Play Takasagop. 147
The Actor's Attunement and Nikyoku Santai
Actor and Audiencep. 201
Mind and Technique: The Two Modes in Trainingp. 239
Codap. 285
An Annotated Translation of Sandop. 291
An Annotated Translation of Takasagop. 303
Notesp. 321
Character Glossaryp. 417
Selected Bibliographyp. 435
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