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The Resource Kissing the mask : beauty, understatement, and femininity in Japanese Noh theater : with some thoughts on muses (especially Helga Testorf), transgender women, kabuki goddesses, porn queens, poets, housewives, makeup artists, geishas, valkyries, and Venus figures, William T. Vollmann

Kissing the mask : beauty, understatement, and femininity in Japanese Noh theater : with some thoughts on muses (especially Helga Testorf), transgender women, kabuki goddesses, porn queens, poets, housewives, makeup artists, geishas, valkyries, and Venus figures, William T. Vollmann

Label
Kissing the mask : beauty, understatement, and femininity in Japanese Noh theater : with some thoughts on muses (especially Helga Testorf), transgender women, kabuki goddesses, porn queens, poets, housewives, makeup artists, geishas, valkyries, and Venus figures
Title
Kissing the mask
Title remainder
beauty, understatement, and femininity in Japanese Noh theater : with some thoughts on muses (especially Helga Testorf), transgender women, kabuki goddesses, porn queens, poets, housewives, makeup artists, geishas, valkyries, and Venus figures
Statement of responsibility
William T. Vollmann
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the enigma surrounding Noh theater and the traditions that have made it intrinsic to Japanese culture for centuries and extracts the secrets of staged femininity and the mystery of perceived and expressed beauty
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Vollmann, William T
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN2924.5.N6
LC item number
V65 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women in the theater
  • Gender identity in the theater
  • Sex role in the theater
  • Feminine beauty (Aesthetics)
  • Femininity
  • Geishas
  • Kabuki
  • Transgender people
Label
Kissing the mask : beauty, understatement, and femininity in Japanese Noh theater : with some thoughts on muses (especially Helga Testorf), transgender women, kabuki goddesses, porn queens, poets, housewives, makeup artists, geishas, valkyries, and Venus figures, William T. Vollmann
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 486-500)
Control code
419855470
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xxi, 504 p.
Isbn
9780061228483
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)419855470
Label
Kissing the mask : beauty, understatement, and femininity in Japanese Noh theater : with some thoughts on muses (especially Helga Testorf), transgender women, kabuki goddesses, porn queens, poets, housewives, makeup artists, geishas, valkyries, and Venus figures, William T. Vollmann
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 486-500)
Control code
419855470
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xxi, 504 p.
Isbn
9780061228483
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)419855470

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