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By Barbara Thornbury

America’s Japan and Japan’s appearing Arts stories the pictures and myths that experience formed the reception of Japan-related theater, song, and dance within the usa because the Fifties. quickly after global battle II, visits by means of eastern appearing artists to the us emerged as an important type of yank cultural-exchange projects geared toward assisting determine and construct pleasant ties with Japan. Barbara E. Thornbury explores how “Japan” and “Japanese tradition” were developed, reconstructed, and remodeled based on the masses of productions that experience taken position during the last sixty years in ny, the most access element and defining cultural nexus within the usa for the worldwide traveling industry within the acting arts. The author’s transdisciplinary strategy makes the ebook attractive to these within the acting arts experiences, jap reviews, and cultural studies.

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