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Another Stage: Kanze Nobumitsu and the Late Muromachi Noh Theater by Lim Beng Choo (review)

Another Stage: Kanze Nobumitsu and the Late Muromachi Noh Theater by Lim Beng Choo (review) tribution by Shimazaki and Comee to international n research and a nice continuation to the previous volumes of the series. This book is worth reading not only by people with an academic interest in Japanese classical literature and theatre, but also by those with a more general interest in world poetry and theatre. In the preface, Shimazaki mentions two more books planned for the series of n translations; I deeply hope that we will soon have the chance to read these as well. Titanilla Mátrai Waseda University, Theatre Museum ANOTHER STAGE: KANZE NOBUMITSU AND THE LATE MUROMACHI NOH THEATER. By Lim Beng Choo. Cornell East Asia Series. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University East Asia Program, 2012. 241 pp. $39.00. With most scholarship on n theater focusing on the playwrights and theoreticians Zeami Motokiyo (1363­1443) and Konparu Zenchiku (1405­1470?), performers less than a century after these giants have not received sufficient attention. To begin to remedy this, Lim Beng Choo's Another Stage profiles actor, musician, and playwright Kanze Kojir Nobumitsu (1435 or 1450­1516) to understand his contributions in the latter half of the Muromachi period (1336­1573). Lim provides thoughtful readings of Nobumitsu's plays, which are his most lasting achievements. After http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Asian Theatre Journal University of Hawai'I Press

Another Stage: Kanze Nobumitsu and the Late Muromachi Noh Theater by Lim Beng Choo (review)

Asian Theatre Journal , Volume 31 (2)

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tribution by Shimazaki and Comee to international n research and a nice continuation to the previous volumes of the series. This book is worth reading not only by people with an academic interest in Japanese classical literature and theatre, but also by those with a more general interest in world poetry and theatre. In the preface, Shimazaki mentions two more books planned for the series of n translations; I deeply hope that we will soon have the chance to read these as well. Titanilla Mátrai Waseda University, Theatre Museum ANOTHER STAGE: KANZE NOBUMITSU AND THE LATE MUROMACHI NOH THEATER. By Lim Beng Choo. Cornell East Asia Series. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University East Asia Program, 2012. 241 pp. $39.00. With most scholarship on n theater focusing on the playwrights and theoreticians Zeami Motokiyo (1363­1443) and Konparu Zenchiku (1405­1470?), performers less than a century after these giants have not received sufficient attention. To begin to remedy this, Lim Beng Choo's Another Stage profiles actor, musician, and playwright Kanze Kojir Nobumitsu (1435 or 1450­1516) to understand his contributions in the latter half of the Muromachi period (1336­1573). Lim provides thoughtful readings of Nobumitsu's plays, which are his most lasting achievements. After

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