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Encyclopedia of Asian theatre

Author: Samuel L Leiter
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Alphabetically arranged entries present information about playwrights, directors, actors, places, themes, styles, costumes, and sets of both modern and traditional Asian theater.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Encyclopedia of Asian theatre.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2007
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel L Leiter
ISBN: 9780313335297 031333529X 9780313335303 0313335303 9780313335310 0313335311
OCLC Number: 71789999
Description: 2 volumes : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-N --
v. 2. O-Z.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of Asian theater
Responsibility: edited by Samuel L. Leiter.
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From puppets to living players and musical speech to colloquial prose, Asian theatre is a rich world of contrasting expressions. At a time when Asia is of tremendous importance in the world, its  Read more...
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"This work is indeed the very first Encyclopedia of Asian Theatre and as such it will be very useful for the many students in Asian theatre. Because Asian performance is so expansive in time and Read more...

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