The Comic Storytelling of Western Japan: Satire and Social Mobility in Kamigata Rakugo

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$109.99
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
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Pages
270
Dimensions
6.0 X 9.0 X 0.69 inches | 1.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781108831505
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About the Author

M. W. Shores is a Lecturer of Japanese at The University of Sydney, and has been a Fellow of Peterhouse at the University of Cambridge. Shores has spent over a decade in Japan for research and apprenticeships with two of Kamigata rakugo's respected practitioners, Katsura Bunshi V and Hayashiya Somemaru IV.

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'Shores includes five translations of full rakugo classics from the Kamigata repertoire, providing many performance details and giving readers a better idea of what this lively, raucous art form might be like to experience live ... Recommended.' C. Lanki, Choice Connect