Description: This is the online version of the two-volume, 2007 ed. "At a time when Asia is of tremendous importance to the West, its theatre is a key to understanding its culture as well as the heritage of Asian Americans. This...is a detailed and authoritative survey of traditional and contemporary Asian theatre....The Encyclopedia includes hundreds of alphabetically arranged entries written by more than 90 expert contributors....Entries cover individuals, regional theatres, dramatic forms and genres, and a wide range of special topics...Entries on the most important topics cite works for further reading, and the Encyclopedia closes with an extensive bibliography. Social studies students will appreciate its glimpses of Asian culture, while literature and drama students will value its exploration of the Asian theatrical tradition."
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