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Concerned Theatre Japan: The Graphic Art of Japanese Theatre, 1960-1980 (review)

Concerned Theatre Japan: The Graphic Art of Japanese Theatre, 1960-1980 (review) CONCERNED THEATRE JA PAN: THE GRAPHIC ART OF THE JAP ANESE THEATRE, 1960 ­1980 (CD-R O M ) . By David G. Goodman. Krannert Museum and Kinkead Pavilion. Champaign: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998. $34. Tokyo of the 1960s and 1970s is David G. Goodman's Paris, his "moveable feast." Experiencing Goodman's CD-ROM, Concerned Theatre Japan: The Graphic Art of the Japanese Theatre, 1960­1980, is like dining with him and being well satisfied. I suspect that many theatre scholars have been either too busy or too entrenched in traditional methods to make better use of new electronic media in teaching and in presenting their research, especially in light of what may be the most attractive and effective way to convey information for the use of students and other scholars. Goodman presents a shining example of what to emulate and build upon. He and his digital team have created a beautifully graphic and informative digital record, a work of art in its own right that will provide others with not only an excellent reference work but a tool for the expanded classroom experience. Seven years in the making, this CD-ROM--inspired by the short-lived but memorable journal Concerned Theatre Japan, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Asian Theatre Journal University of Hawai'I Press

Concerned Theatre Japan: The Graphic Art of Japanese Theatre, 1960-1980 (review)

Asian Theatre Journal , Volume 19 (1) – Mar 1, 2002

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CONCERNED THEATRE JA PAN: THE GRAPHIC ART OF THE JAP ANESE THEATRE, 1960 ­1980 (CD-R O M ) . By David G. Goodman. Krannert Museum and Kinkead Pavilion. Champaign: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998. $34. Tokyo of the 1960s and 1970s is David G. Goodman's Paris, his "moveable feast." Experiencing Goodman's CD-ROM, Concerned Theatre Japan: The Graphic Art of the Japanese Theatre, 1960­1980, is like dining with him and being well satisfied. I suspect that many theatre scholars have been either too busy or too entrenched in traditional methods to make better use of new electronic media in teaching and in presenting their research, especially in light of what may be the most attractive and effective way to convey information for the use of students and other scholars. Goodman presents a shining example of what to emulate and build upon. He and his digital team have created a beautifully graphic and informative digital record, a work of art in its own right that will provide others with not only an excellent reference work but a tool for the expanded classroom experience. Seven years in the making, this CD-ROM--inspired by the short-lived but memorable journal Concerned Theatre Japan,

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Asian Theatre JournalUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Mar 1, 2002

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