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Bunraku

Donald Keene

Bunraku

the art of the Japanese puppet theatre. [Text by] Donald Keene. Photos. by Kaneko Hiroshi.

by Donald Keene

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Published by Kodansha International in [Tokyo] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Puppets and puppet-plays -- Japan

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe art of the Japanese puppet theatre
    ContributionsKaneko, Hiroshi, 1933-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1978 J3 K4 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination88p.
    Number of Pages88
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19081720M

    About Usagi Yojimbo: Bunraku and Other Stories. Follow these all-new full-color adventures of rabbit ronin Miyamoto Usagi as he wanders Edo period Japan on his warrior’s journey. Presented in color for the first time, the ongoing adventures of Stan Sakai’s seminal and long running series are now being published by IDW.   Summary: Using cutting-edge visuals and heart-pounding fight choreography, Bunraku combines comic-books, spaghetti westerns, samurai films, video-games, and more into a stunning glimpse at an alternate future. In a world without guns, a mysterious drifter walks into a strange town terrorized by the ruthless Nicola and his army of thugs, headed by Using cutting-edge visuals and 28%(11).

    In an amalgam of samurai film, spaghetti western and chop socky and using a stylish blend of neo-noir, German expressionism and Russian futurism, characters in the world of Bunraku spin and ricochet against a backdrop that resembles a pop-up-book made of origami, ever-changing and whirring like a steam driven Victorian theatre set. She attended over four decades of Bunraku performances, conducted over one hundred interviews of Bunraku performers and behind-the-scenes craftsmen, and took thousands of photographs. Ms. Adachi lectured widely both in and out of Japan on Bunraku and wrote several books, including The Voices and Hands of Bunraku () and Backstage at Bunraku.

    Bunraku: The Art of the Japanese Puppet Theatre. Title: Bunraku: The Art of the Japanese Puppet Theatre. Authors: Donald Keene. Condition: Very Good. Product Category: Books. Minor wear on the covers, corners, and the edges. RARE - Last Copy - Out of Print - English Language Bunraku book. This book takes you though several classic Bunraku plays, with photo references for each one. A couple of the more famous plays have many of the scenes Rating: % positive.


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This new revised edition in paperback of the original hardbound work by Donald Keene represents the most authoritative and penetrating study of Bunraku ever to appear in English.

The photographs were selected from among more than seven thousand, almost all taken by Kaneko Hiroshi over a Cited by: 5. Stan Sakai began his career by simply lettering comic books as he perfected his art and began working in the industry.

He also wrote and Bunraku book The Adventures of Nilson Groundthumper and Hermy; a comic series with a medieval setting, influenced by Sergio Aragones's Groo the characters first appeared in Albedo #1 inand were subsequently featured in 5/5(1).

Bunraku book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(2). Bunraku (Color books) Paperback Bunko – January 1, by Tokio Ōga (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback Bunko "Please retry" — 5/5(1). Combining that with the visual look, which is a mix between a comic book and the Bunraku Japanese puppet theater style where this film gets its title from, turns things into a monotonous piece of action contains some promise with the choreography and the bloody violence, for the most part, is held in check; although there is enough to /5().

Bunraku: The Art of the Japanese Puppet Theatre Donald Keene Kodansha International, Limited [distributed by Harper and Row, New York, - Performing Arts - pages.

Backstage at Bunraku book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.4/5. Nō And Bunraku book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Donald Keene combines informative works on two forms of classical Japanese 4/5.

Bunraku is actually the name commonly used for ningyo joruri - ningyo meaning puppet and joruri being a kind of chanted narration. Puppet plays are believed to have their origins in the 10th or 11th century.

Itinerant entertainers, many from Awaji Island in the Seto Inland Sea, presented plays in the nearby cities of Osaka and Kyoto. Bunraku is an author's theater, as opposed to kabuki, which is a performer's theater.

In bunraku, prior to the performance, the chanter holds up the text and bows before it, promising to follow it faithfully.

In kabuki, actors insert puns on their names, ad-libs, references to contemporary happenings and other things which deviate from the script. Bunraku, Japanese traditional puppet theatre in which half-life-size dolls act out a chanted dramatic narrative, called jōruri, to the accompaniment of a small samisen (three-stringed Japanese lute).

Directed by Guy Moshe. With Josh Hartnett, Demi Moore, Woody Harrelson, Gackt. The story of a a young man who has spent his life searching for revenge only to find himself up against a bigger challenge than he originally bargained for/10(K). This book on the three-century-old puppet theatre of Japan is in three parts.

The first is the description of the unique puppetry which consists of puppet manipulation, joruri recitation and samisen accompaniment with a discussion of the construction of the doll, stage mechanism and. Bunraku is everything from blatant ripoff to experimental cinema to a graphic novel gone wild with its bad acting and predictable ending%.

Bunraku is a martial-arts action film written and directed by Guy Moshe based on a story by Boaz film stars Josh Hartnett, Demi Moore, Woody Harrelson, Ron Perlman, Kevin McKidd, and Gackt and follows a young drifter in his quest for ed by: Keith Calder, Ram Bergman, Nava Levin.

A ragtag band of renegades takes on a master warrior and his private army in this stylish action thriller. In the wake of a global war, guns have been outlawed but violence is still the way for many, who now do battle with knives or their fists.

Nicola (Ron Perlman), 1/5(1). Bunraku. 22K likes. Available on DVD & Blu-ray Tuesday, November 1st!Followers: 22K. Widescreen. A mysterious drifter (Josh Harnett) and a Japanese samurai arrive in a town terrorized by virulent criminals.

Guided by the wisdom of the bartender at the Horseless Horseman Saloon (Woody Harrelson), the two join forces to bring down the corrupt reigns of Nicola the Woodcutter (Ron Perlman) and his lady Alexandra (Demi Moore). Rated R. minutes. Donald Keene, Shincho Professor of Japanese Literature at Columbia University, has written, edited or translated more than thirty books, many of them published by Columbia University Press.

Keene has received numerous honors in both the United States and Japan, and was recently elected the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 15 cm. Series Title. ratives of bunraku, Bunraku Scripts The "full book" libretto containing all scenes of the drama is cal ed maruhon in bunraku.

These were al- ways produced whenever a new play was staged. Most of them have seven lines to a page, but there are also examples with eight lines or ten.Blog. 7 May Designer tips, volume 2: Common color mistakes and the rule; 6 May Create marketing content that resonates with Prezi Video.Chūshingura (忠臣蔵, The Treasury of Loyal Retainers) is the title given to fictionalized accounts in Japanese literature, theatre, and film that relate to the historical incident involving the forty-seven rōnin and their mission to avenge the death of their master, Asano ing the early Kanadehon Chūshingura (仮名手本忠臣蔵), the story has been told in kabuki.