An Invitation to Kagura: Hidden Gem of the Traditional Japanese Performing Arts by David Petersen
Approx. 75,120 words.
Published on June 27, 2011.
A unique, meticulously researched introduction to the exotic pageantry of kagura (Shinto theater), a performance style with roots predating even noh drama. This concise ebook version covers everything from the history of the kagura to choreography, masks, costumes, and even selected plays. If you think that Japanese theater ends with noh and kabuki...think again!