Kissing the Mask

Kissing the Mask

Beauty, Understatement and Femininity in Japanese Noh Theater : With Some Thoughts on Muses (especially Helga Testorf), Transgender Women, Kabuki Goddesses, Porn Queens, Poets, Housewives, Makeup Artists, Geishas, Valkyries, and Venus Figurines

Book - 2010
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Explores the enigma surrounding Noh theater and the traditions that have made it intrinsic to Japanese culture for centuries and extracts the secrets of staged femininity and the mystery of perceived and expressed beauty.
Publisher: New York : Ecco, c2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780061228483
Branch Call Number: 792.0952/VOLLMANN
Characteristics: xxi, 504 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.


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