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 FigurinesBook - 2010
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.
Branch Call Number: 792.0952/VOLLMANN
Characteristics: xxi, 504 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.