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  Volume 27, Number 1, Spring 2010

Table of Contents

From the Editor

p. iii


Depictions of the Kawara-no-in in Medieval Japanese Drama

pp. 1-22

Drama of Disillusionment: Nepal's Theatre, 1990–2006

pp. 23-39

Mimicry and Counter-Discourse on the Palimpsest of Nagori: The Play of Saint Anthony and His Double, Sādhu Āntoni

pp. 40-75

Performing Change/Changing Performance: An Exploration of the Life of a Street Play by the Jana Natya Manch

pp. 76-99

Speaking of Flowers: Theatre, Public Culture, and Homoerotic Writing in Nineteenth-Century Beijing

pp. 100-129

Debut Panel Paper

Nōkan ( Flute) and Oral Transmission: Cohesion and Musicality through Mnemonics

pp. 130-148


An Overview of Research on Classical Chinese Drama in North America (1998–2008)

pp. 149-171

Book Reviews

Chinese Shakespeares: Two Centuries of Cultural Exchange (review)

pp. 172-175

Theatre of Roots: Redirecting the Modern Indian Stage (review)

pp. 175-179

Reading against the Orientalist Grain: Performance and Politics Entwined with a Buddhist Strain (review)

pp. 179-182

Embodied Communities: Dance Traditions and Change in Java (review)

pp. 182-185

Javanese Performances on an Indonesian Stage: Contesting Culture, Embracing Change (review)

pp. 185-187

Kabuki's Forgotten War: 1931–1945 (review)

pp. 187-192

The Fundamentals of Japanese Dance: Kabuki Dance (review)

pp. 192-194

Gender Gymnastics: Performing and Consuming Japan's Takarazuka Revue (review)

pp. 194-198

Chinese Street Opera in Singapore (review)

pp. 198-201

Books Received

Books Received

p. 202

Color Plates

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