Essays Tagged: "Kabuki"

Kabuki, the Japanese Art vs. Puccini´s Madame Butterfly.

Lisa Silberhorn10/27/02Classical Asian TheatreDr. Debra MartinKabuki vs. Puccini'One fine day' in 1854 an ominous black ship sailed into Nagasaki harbor, prying o ... music, is actually a western interpretation of the music found within the treasured Japanese art of Kabuki. This is not so far fetched as one might think. Both cultures have a love of melodramatic mus ... is not so far fetched as one might think. Both cultures have a love of melodramatic musical dramas. Kabuki and Opera are each cultures form of drama, music, and dance combined. When looking at them 'u ...

(11 pages) 92 0 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Describing the life and times of Katshushika Hokusai. Includes work analysis and a history of the period.

prints came from temples with pictures of deities or sections of sacred 'sutras'. In Edo Japan the Kabuki theatre was the equivalent of movies & TV today. These plays provided an opening for the ... rovided an opening for the first mass production of artwork in history. The posters advertising the Kabuki theatre were rolled off by the hundreds using Ukiyo-e as with printing you can make an unlimi ...

(10 pages) 83 0 4.4 Jun/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Modern Theater

ich employed naturalistic acting and contemporary themes in contrast to the stylized conventions of Kabuki and No. In the postwar period, there was a phenomenal growth in creative new dramatic works, ... sks to reflect different personae. Playwrights returned to common stage devices perfected in No and Kabuki to project their ideas, such as employing a narrator, who could also use English for internat ...

(1 pages) 23 0 4.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Paper on the Yakuza, its origins and schemes

day situation.The Yakuza can trace their origins back to as early as 1612, when people known as the Kabuki-mono("crazy ones"), began to attract the attention of officials. Their strange clothing, hair ... haircuts and behavior made them stand out quite a bit in the cookie-cutter years of the shogunate. Kabuki-mono made a habit of terrorizing anyone at their leisure, even to the point of cutting people ...

(5 pages) 48 0 4.3 Jun/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Kabuki Theatre: an in depth look at theatre in Japan

ndergone any drastic revivification or renovation. The most traditional form of Japanese theatre is kabuki. Its origin goes back to the latter part of the 16th century and, with extensive and continuo ... been perfected into a state of classical refinement. Though not as flourishing as it once was, the kabuki theatre retains wide popularity among the people, and is in fact drawing quite large audience ...

(9 pages) 66 0 4.7 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts