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The Cambridge guide to Asian theatre

Author: James R Brandon; Martin Banham
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Cambridge Guide to Asian Theatre provides an overall description of the theatrical arts that have evolved in Asia and Oceania over the course of 2000 years, and the performances that exist in this region today. Ancient, highly developed, richly diverse, these theatrical arts are an integral part of life for many people in Asia. From Pakistan in the west, through India and Southeast Asia to China, Korea and Japan
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James R Brandon; Martin Banham
ISBN: 052141623X 9780521416238 0521588227 9780521588225
OCLC Number: 27677969
Description: viii, 253 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Bangladesh --
Burma --
Cambodia --
China --
Hong Kong --
India --
Indonesia --
Japan --
Korea --
Laos --
Malaysia --
Nepal --
Oceania --
Pakistan --
Philippines --
Singapore --
Sri Lanka --
Taiwan --
Thailand --
Vietnam.
Other Titles: Asian theatre.
Responsibility: edited by James R. Brandon ; advisory editor, Martin Banham.
Local System Bib Number:
92640

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More information on pan-Asian theatre is packed into this acclaimed Guide than is contained in any other single-volume work.  Read more...
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'Thoroughly informed, hugely enjoyable.' The Times 'Superbly detailed but reader-friendly sweep of Asian and Oceanic theatre histories.' Theatre Research International 'Well researched, nicely Read more...

 
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