Kabuki dancer

ISBN: 4770017839, 9784770017833
OCLC Number: 28964360
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
Author: Sawako Ariyoshi
Translator: James R. Brandon
Language: en
Publisher: Kodansha America, 1994, 2001
Publication Place: New York
Japanese Copyright Year: 1969
English Publication Date: 1994
Notes: Japanese title: Izumo no Okuni.
Abstract: A fictionalized biography of Okuni, the 17th Century Japanese temple dancer who invented the Kabuki theatre. The novel chronicles her love life and the public's reaction to her innovations, such as cross-dressing, reaction which tended to vary with the political climate of the day.