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Nō Play

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The Concise Oxford Companion to the Theatre (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
292 words

lyrical drama of Japan, established by Kwanami (1333–84) and his son Zeami (1363–1443), though the courtly ...

Nō drama

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
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129 words

(Jap., nōgaku, nohgaku; ‘skill music’ or ‘skill entertainment’). ...

A highly sophisticated dance, music, dramatic form with important religious

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The International Encyclopedia of Dance

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Dance, Music
Length:
2,735 words

One of the major classical dance genres of Japanese theater, originated in the late fourteenth century in Japan, flourished ...

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A Dictionary of Buddhism

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Religion
Length:
199 words

(Jap.). A form of traditional Japanese drama that emerged in the late 14th and early 15th centuries, and whose dialogues, ...

No drama

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World Encyclopedia

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
77 words

Form of Japanese theatre that developed between the 12th or 13th and the 15th centuries. It was influenced by Zen ...

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The Companion to Theatre and Performance

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
779 words

Japanese theatrical tradition which combines poetic texts, *dance, and *music with elaborate *costumes and simple props. Developed from earlier performing arts by ...

nō

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Ian Rumbold

The Oxford Companion to Music

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Music
Length:
101 words
A highly stylized form of Japanese theatre established in the late 14th and early 15th centuries, synthesizing elements of literature, theatre, dance, and music, and featuring both ... More
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Karen Brazell

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Performing arts, Theatre
Length:
1,031 words

Japanese theatrical tradition which combines poetic texts, dance, and music with elaborate costumes and simple props. Developed from earlier performing arts by ...

Noh

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2006
traditional Japanese masked drama with dance and song, evolved from Shinto rites. Noh dates from the 14th and 15th centuries, and its subject matter is taken mainly from Japan's classical ... More

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