Hijikata Tatsumi and Butoh (Innbundet)

Dancing in a Pool of Gray Grits

Serie: Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2012
Antall sider: 293
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Palgrave Studies in Theatre and Performance History
ISBN/EAN: 9780230120402
Omtale Hijikata Tatsumi and Butoh
Hijikata Tatsumi's explosive 1959 debut Forbidden Colors sparked a new genre of performance in Japan - butoh: an art form of contrasts, by turns shocking and serene. Since then, though interest has grown exponentially, and people all over the world are drawn to butoh's ability to enact paradox and contradiction, audiences are less knowledgeable about the contributions and innovations of the founder of butoh. Hijikata Tatsumi and Butoh traces the rollicking history of the creation and initial maturation of butoh, and locates Hijikata's performances within the intellectual, cultural, and economic ferment of Japan from the sixties to the eighties.

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