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FOLK 485 301 Japanese Theatre

A. Kano
Seminar: Monday 2:00-5:00

Cross-listed: AMES 485, COML 385

Japan has one of the richest and most varied theatrical traditions in the world. In this course, we will examine Japanese theater in historical and comparative contexts. The readings and discussions will cover all areas of the theatrical experience (script, acting, stage design, costumes, music, audience). Audio-visual material will be used whenever appropriate and possible. The class will be conducted in English, with all English materials.

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