Kabuki Costume

Kabuki Costume

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Of the numerous books in English dealing with the Kabuki theater of Japan, none so far has devoted itself exclusively to costume. And yet costume is undeniably one of the outstanding features of this exciting form of drama. For the essence of Kabuki is spectacle, and the splendor of its costumes is one of the compelling reasons for going to see it. And here, at long last, in this engagingly written and gorgeously illustrated book, Kabuki Costume is given the full attention that it deserves.ichAgaeshi: topknot in shape of pair of inverted ginkgo leaves igagurimarubAzu: priesta#39;s wig imitating closecropped ... by iroyakko, featuring long topknot and highly polished back hair combed upward iroyakko: handsome or sensual yakko; anbsp;...

Title:Kabuki Costume
Author:Ruth Shaver
Publisher:Tuttle Publishing - 2013-12-13


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