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Download PDF by Leo Shingchi Yip: China Reinterpreted: Staging the Other in Muromachi Noh

By Leo Shingchi Yip

ISBN-10: 1498520588

ISBN-13: 9781498520584

China Reinterpreted is the 1st entire examine at the illustration of chinese language figures and motifs in Muromachi eastern noh theater. on condition that China had a robust impression on eastern tradition from the 6th to the early 17th centuries, learn on jap reception of chinese language tradition abounds.This e-book examines how noh theater built-in prior reception of chinese language tradition in a number of disciplines to supply its reinterpretation of China and chinese language tradition on degree. Centering on a gaggle of noh performs that includes chinese language characters and motifs, China Reinterpreted explores not just the several ability and strategies of version, but in addition the difficult (re)construction of various and intricate photographs of China. This study situates the chosen chinese language performs within the context of the dramaturgy and creative conventions of noh, in addition to the sociopolitical stances and inventive personal tastes of the audiences, and hence highlights the aesthetics, cultural, and sociopolitical agendas of noh theater of the time. By interpreting some of the photographs of China (Japan’s cultural different) staged in Muromachi noh theater, China Reinterpreted deals a case examine of the illustration of the opposite in an intra-Asia context.

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