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America's Japan and Japan's Performing Arts: Cultural Mobility and Exchange in New York, 1952-2011 (Paperback)
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America's Japan and Japan's Performing Arts: Cultural Mobility and Exchange in New York, 1952-2011 (Paperback)

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Paperback 280 Pages / Published: 30/06/2016
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America's Japan and Japan's Performing Arts studies the images andmyths that have shaped the reception of Japan-related theater, music,and dance in the United States since the 1950s. Soon after World WarII, visits by Japanese performing artists to the United States emergedas a significant category of American cultural-exchange initiativesaimed at helping establish and build friendly ties with Japan. BarbaraE. Thornbury explores how "Japan" and "Japanese culture" have beenconstructed, reconstructed, and transformed in response to the hundredsof productions that have taken place over the past sixty years in NewYork, the main entry point and defining cultural nexus in the UnitedStates for the global touring market in the performing arts. The author'stransdisciplinary approach makes the book appealing to those in theperforming arts studies, Japanese studies, and cultural studies.

Publisher: The University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 9780472036783
Number of pages: 280
Weight: 386 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 23 mm

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