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Thumbs up 01-16-2009, 09:39 AM

Originally Posted by TalnSG View Post
That was one of my research projects in college, but before the help of the internet. Try doing searches on some of the actors you come across in your research, as opposed to the term kabuki or the play titles. It should provide more detail in the biographies than most of the historical data. Also search on Noh in conjunction with Kabuki. Though they are very different styles, I have seen a few writeups of comparisons.
That sounds sound advice sir, I'll be sure to look into the actors I come across on my reading...

I am also researching noh and kyogen as well, but I'm choosing to leave out (unless I find a suitable overlap) bunranku as the performance is delivered by puppets which isn't what I'm after.

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