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Ehon Gappō ga Tsuji: A Kabuki Drama of Unfettered Evil

Ehon Gappō ga Tsuji: A Kabuki Drama of Unfettered Evil Early nineteenth-century Japanese theatre was dominated by the <i>kabuki</i> playwright Tsuruya Nanboku IV, who seized on the fascination with evil and the vendetta in contemporary literature to create a new type of <i>kabuki</i> play. This genre—of which <i>Ehon Gappō ga Tsuji</i> is the finest example—focuses on the role types of the handsome young villain <i>(iroaku)</i> and wicked woman <i>(akuba)</i>. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Asian Theatre Journal University of Hawai'I Press

Ehon Gappō ga Tsuji: A Kabuki Drama of Unfettered Evil

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Publisher
University of Hawai'I Press
Copyright
Copyright © 2000 The University of Hawai'i Press.
ISSN
1527-2109

Abstract

Early nineteenth-century Japanese theatre was dominated by the <i>kabuki</i> playwright Tsuruya Nanboku IV, who seized on the fascination with evil and the vendetta in contemporary literature to create a new type of <i>kabuki</i> play. This genre—of which <i>Ehon Gappō ga Tsuji</i> is the finest example—focuses on the role types of the handsome young villain <i>(iroaku)</i> and wicked woman <i>(akuba)</i>.

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Asian Theatre JournalUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Sep 1, 2001

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