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Transvestism and the onnagata traditions in Shakespeare and kabuki / edited by Minoru Fujita and Michael Shapiro.

  • Author

    Fujita, Minoru, 1933-,

    Shapiro, Michael

  • Date published

    2006

  • Publisher

    Folkestone : Global Oriental, 2006.

  • Subject

    Theatersd Japan History

    Transvestism

    Kabuki Costume

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.

    Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Stage history.

  • Accession number

    83431381

  • Class

    Reading Room - 72/TRA

  • ISBN

    1901903311

  • Language

    English

  • Physical description

    213 p. [12] p. of plates (col.) : ill. ; 23 cm.

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General note: Papers from the conference (and additions) held near Kobe, Japan, August 1995 with the theme of "Traditions of cross-dressing and cross-gender casting". Formatted contents note: A note on the genesis of onnagata / Bunzo Torigoe -- Shakespeare and kabuki / Yoseharu Ozaki -- Performing gender : the construction of femininity in Shakespeare and kabuki / Ann Thompson -- The introduction of actresses in England : delay or defensiveness / Michael Shapiro -- Figures of worship : responses to onnagata on the kabuki stage in seventeenth-century Japanese vernacular prose / Paul G. Schalow -- Female-role specialization in kabuki ... / Samuel Leiter -- The staging of a kabuki version of Hamlet / Koji Orita -- Sukeroku Yukari no Edo Zakura - its text and performance / Izumi Kadono -- Onnagata in kabuki and the London Globe Theatre / Minoru Fujita -- Shakespeare and kabuki in Maurice Bejart : his King Lear : La mort de Cordelia / Yumiko Yamada -- Forum : Gender in Shakespeare and kabuki / chaired by Tetsuo Kishi.