China Reinterpreted: Staging the Other in Muromachi Noh by Leo Shingchi Yip

By Leo Shingchi Yip

China Reinterpreted is the 1st complete examine at the illustration of chinese language figures and motifs in Muromachi eastern noh theater. on condition that China had a robust impression on eastern tradition from the 6th to the early 17th centuries, learn on eastern reception of chinese language tradition abounds.This booklet examines how noh theater built-in prior reception of chinese language tradition in numerous disciplines to provide its reinterpretation of China and chinese language tradition on level. Centering on a bunch of noh performs that includes chinese language characters and motifs, China Reinterpreted explores not just different capability and strategies of version, but additionally the tricky (re)construction of numerous and complicated photos of China. This study situates the chosen chinese language performs within the context of the dramaturgy and inventive conventions of noh, in addition to the sociopolitical stances and creative personal tastes of the audiences, and hence highlights the aesthetics, cultural, and sociopolitical agendas of noh theater of the time. By reading a number of the pictures of China (Japan’s cultural different) staged in Muromachi noh theater, China Reinterpreted bargains a case learn of the illustration of the opposite in an intra-Asia context.

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