GRAND KABUKI CO: Kabuki (Program for the Grand Kabuki Company American Tour, 1960)

Kabuki (Program for the Grand Kabuki Company American Tour, 1960), book coverGrand Kabuki Company. Kabuki (Program for the Grand Kabuki Company American Tour, 1960). Program Publishing Co., 1960. Unmarked text.Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26789) $16.00

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Program for the Grand Kabuki Company American Tour, 1960. Measures 10 inches square.

Includes a Foreword by Lincoln Kirstein. Also “Kabuki as an Actor’s Theatre” by Yukio Mishima, “Kabuki and its Traditions” by Donald Keene, and “Grand Kabuki since the war” by Faubion Bowers. Designed and directed by Karl Leabo.

Illustrated throughout with photos and fine arts reproductions of Edo Period.

Kabuki is a classical Japanese dance-drama. Kabuki theatre is known for the stylization of its drama and for the elaborate make-up worn by some of its performers.

Kabuki (Program for the Grand Kabuki Company American Tour, 1960), inside page

NIPPON: Inside the Japanese: Essays on Japan From Japan

Nippon Steel News. Inside the Japanese: Essays on Japan From Japan. Nippon Steel Corporation, 1985. Unmarked. Some edge wear on cover. Previous owner’s name on back. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26763) $15.00

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Illustrated. Selection of 12 articles that appeared in the Nippon Steel News between April 1982 and March 1983.

Topics include popular deities of Japan, Religion in Japan, Zen and the Japanese mind, Bushido, Chanoyu, Japanese Theater, Zuihitsu, and more.

Authors include Hidetoshi Kato, Kazuo Osumi, Takeshi Umehara, and others. 28p.