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This compact, well-illustrated and clearly written book unravels the contribution of two of modern theatre s most charismatic innovators. Hijikata Tatsumi and Ohno Kazuo is the first book to combine:



an account of the founding of Japanese butoh through the partnership of Hijikata and Ohno, extending to the larger story of butoh's international assimilation an exploration of
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Paperback, 178 pages
Published May 12th 2006 by Routledge (first published 2006)
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aya
Oct 19, 2012 aya rated it really liked it
Recommended to aya by: Andrea
As always, it's frustrating and difficult to read about dance, especially when videos of the dances described in the book are not widely available. Nevertheless, a solid introduction to Butoh which elucidates the differences between the dancing of Hijikata and Ohno.
Fraleigh's prose can be a trifle new age-y and irritating at times, but for the most part, it does not get in the way.
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Apr 03, 2008 meeners rated it liked it
Shelves: lit-crit, for-school
basic introduction to butou, with emphasis on the word "basic." what's kind of neat is that the book gears itself more towards practitioners than academics, and contains a lot of interviews / butou-fu / photos you might not necessarily find in a scholarly book.
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Sondra Fraleigh is founding director of the Eastwest Somatic Institute for Dance and Movement Studies and the author of six books on dance and movement philosophy published by university presses. She is professor of dance emeritus, and chaired the Department of Dance at the State University of New York at Brockport for nine years, later directing the graduate dance program there. Fraleigh is certi ...more
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