concept of theatre as spectacular sexual display. Perhaps the greatest strength of Kano's work is that she is able to historicize the origins of modern Japanese theatre by balancing the perspectives of those Japanese artists and scholars who were actively creating it a century ago with a sophisticated analysis of contemporary literary and cultural theories. Her clear-eyed view of her actresssubjects and her sensitivity to complex shifts in national agendas, artistic strategies, and gender relations result in an informative, entertaining, and thought-provoking study that should be mandatory reading for anyone wishing to understand the development of modern theatre, culture, and gender in Japan. Carol Fisher Sorgenfrei University of California at Los Angeles LIGHTNESS OF BEING IN CHINA: ADAPTATION AND DISCURSIVE FIGURATION IN CINEMA AND THEATER. By Harry H. Kuoshu. New York: Peter Lang, 1999. 185 pp. Hardcover $46.95 The transformations of modern Chinese humanities in North America in the last two decades are well known and far ranging. One of the more interesting of these changes has been the investment of a crucial subfield: Chinese cinema studies. Operating at the intersection of Chinese area studies, cinema studies, cultural studies, historical studies, and an expanded notion of literary studies,
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Published: Jul 24, 2003
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