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The NO Plays of Japan

Arthur Waley

Published by George Allen and Unwin, 1954
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd. Date of Publication: 1954 Binding: hardcover Edition: Condition: Near Fine Description: Third impression, 1954. Small gift inscription on front free page. Book was a gift to Alex Zwerdling, author and Professor Emeritus, English, UC Berkeley. Part prose, part verse, the visually stunning No plays of Japan deal with such subjects as insanity, obsession and historical characters, and frequently have as their focal points demons, gods, and beautiful women. Among the 19 works and 15 summaries included here are Ukai (The Cormorant-Fisher), Hatsuyuki (Early Snow), as well as a farcical interlude, or kyogen, titled The Bird-Catcher in Hell. A unique introduction for Western theater-goers to classic Japanese drama. 319pp. Bookseller Inventory # 0014877

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Title: The NO Plays of Japan

Publisher: George Allen and Unwin

Publication Date: 1954

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

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