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Takarazuka: Sexual Politics and Popular Culture in Modern Japan

Jennifer Robertson

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520211506
eISBN:
9780520920125
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520211506.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The all-female Takarazuka Revue is world-famous today for its rococo musical productions, including gender-bending love stories, torridly romantic liaisons in foreign settings, and fanatically ... More


The Genji Vanguard in Ōmi Province

Stanleigh H. Jones

in The Bunraku Puppet Theatre of Japan: Honor, Vengeance, and Love in Four Plays of the 18th and 19th Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835620
eISBN:
9780824871413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835620.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter presents the translation of one of the great history-based plays (jidaimono), The Genji Vanguard in Ōmi Province (Ōmi Genji Senjin Yakata), which came to the stage of the Takemoto puppet ... More


Mount Imo and Mount Se: Precepts for Women

Stanleigh H. Jones

in The Bunraku Puppet Theatre of Japan: Honor, Vengeance, and Love in Four Plays of the 18th and 19th Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835620
eISBN:
9780824871413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835620.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter presents the translation of Mount Imo and Mount Se: Precepts for Women (Imoseyama Onna Teikin), one of the day-long jidaimono history dramas for which the Bunraku and Kabuki theatres are ... More


Pacific Overtures

Ethan Mordden

in On Sondheim: An Opinionated Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199394814
eISBN:
9780199394999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199394814.003.0012
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on one of Sondheim shows: Pacific Overtures (1976). This show uses the Kabuki theatre as a launching pad for understanding the Japanese. Kabuki was already a concept musical ... More


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