On the Art of the No Drama: The Major Treatises of Zeami

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This annotated translation is the first systematic rendering into any Western language of the nine major treatises on the art of the Japanese No theater by Zeami Motokivo (1363-1443). Zeami, who transformed the No from a country entertainment into a vehicle for profound theatrical and philosophical experience, was a brilliant actor himself, and his treatises touch on every aspect of the theater of his time. His theories, mixing philosophical and practical insights, often seem strikingly contemporary. Since their discovery ...

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On the Art of the No Drama: The Major Treatises of Zeami
1984, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691101545

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On the Art of the No Drama: The Major Treatises of Zeami
1984, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691065823

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