Harvard Theatre Collection on Japanese theater
- circa 1813-1989
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
.84 linear feet (21 oversize folders)
Biographical / Historical
Kabuki is a classical Japanese dance-drama, known for stylization and elaborate make-up. Noh is a different style of classical Japanese dance theatre which dates to the fourteenth century. It is the oldest major theater art that has been continuously performed. Noh theater integrates, masks, costumes, and props into dance-based performances.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Harvard Theatre Collection. Harvard Theatre Collection on Japanese theater, circa 1813-1989 (MS Thr 1896): Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard University.
- 2019 January 28
- Description rules
- Language of description
- Finding aid written in English.
- EAD ID
Part of the Houghton Library Repository
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