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6 edition of Takarazuka found in the catalog.

Takarazuka

sexual politics and popular culture in modern Japan

by Jennifer Ellen Robertson

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Takarazuka Kagekidan,
  • Ethnology -- Japan,
  • Theater -- Japan,
  • Musicals -- Japan,
  • Popular culture -- Japan,
  • Sex role -- Japan,
  • Social structure -- Japan,
  • Japan -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-264) and index.

    StatementJennifer Robertson.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 278 p. :
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18397283M
    ISBN 100520211510
    OCLC/WorldCa48208999

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    that the book was one of the three greatest tragedies in the English language; how the book changed the life of Koshiro Miyako, a retired star of the all-female Takarazuka theater company; how Miuchi Suzue, the creator of Garasu no kamen manga series, has her heroine play Catherine in a drama school production of the book; Mizumura MinaeAEs rewriting of Wuthering Heights . Takarazuka aesthetic finds a parallel in other popular culture media oriented toward teenage girls, as exemplified by the androgynous Japanese comic book heroes with their long legs and big, pensive eyes lined with long lashes. A high school girl commented on the two productions she saw of The Tale of Genji:Cited by: 7.

      Takarazuka: Sexual Politics and Popular Culture in Modern Japan. By Jennifer Robertson. University of California Press, Berkeley, xvi, pages. $, cloth Cited by: 2. Takarazuka Revue Fan Podcast. likes. Unofficial fan podcast for the Takarazuka Revue. By fans, for fans. twitter: @ZukaPodcastFollowers:


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Takarazuka by Jennifer Ellen Robertson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Takarazuka is a fascinating aspect of Japanese culture, and I was greatly disappointed by this book. The author's first mistake seems to have been to take on too big of a task.

The chapters do not connect with each other. And there is a general failure to trace various aspects of the theatre either from or two underlying Japanese cultural by:   About the Book.

The all-female Takarazuka Revue is world-famous today for its rococo musical productions, including gender-bending love stories, torridly romantic liaisons in foreign settings, and fanatically devoted fans. But that is only a small part of its complicated and complicit performance history.

The Takarazuka Revue (宝塚歌劇団, Takarazuka Kagekidan) is a Japanese all-female musical theater troupe based in Takarazuka, Hyōgo Prefecture, play all roles in lavish, Broadway-style productions of Western-style musicals, and sometimes stories adapted from shōjo manga and Japanese folktales.

The company is a division of the Hankyu Railway company; all. A really great book about the Takarazuka Revue, which is a theatrical company producing all-female musical spectaculars in Japan. This well-researched tome focuses on the psychology of the people who go to see the Revue, and the gender politics which have shaped the Revue's place in the entertainment industry/5.

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Well balanced, easy to read, and extremely thorough, this is a book that is an ideal introduction to the world of by: 3. Tokyo Takarazuka Theater.

Takarazuka Musical Romance. Written and directed by Takuji Ono Show Too Cool. Written and directed by Daisuke Fujii. Takarazuka Grand Theater (HYOGO) NovDec Tokyo Takarazuka Theater (TOKYO) JanFeb Performance Schedule. Upcoming Performances. “ONCE UPON A TIME IN AMERICA”.

When we arrived at Hankyu Takarazuka Station, we can hear the well-known melody of Sumire-no-Hanasakukoro(Wenn der weisse Flieder wieder bluht/ Quand refleuriront lillas blancs),which is the favorite song of the Takarazuka Revue Company. About ten minutes walk from the /5().

The all-female Takarazuka Revue is world-famous today for its rococo musical productions, including gender-bending love stories, torridly romantic liaisons in foreign settings, and fanatically devoted fans. But that is only a small part of its complicated and complicit performance history.

In this sophisticated and historically grounded analysis, anthropologist Jennifer Robertson draws. Takarazuka Onsen, Takarazuka Show on map miles from center Boasting natural hot spring baths, Hotel Wakamizu is located just a 5-minute walk from Takarazuka Train Station on JR and Hankyu lines.

Free WiFi is available in the public area and in some rooms. Osaka Book Group — 1 member — last activity AM Osaka Book Club was founded by Gina Nutini in the summer of We talk about a book almost every month in a cafe, a bar or a member's place. The. Takarazuka is a city in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan.

Understand []. Takarazuka is a bedroom community city, in which residents typically work in nearby Osaka. The city is known for both its hot springs and its all-female Takarazuka Revue, both of which are now the main draw for visitors.

Hotel Wakamizu is located on a river and in an area with good shopping. Kobe Tower and Umeda Sky Building are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Mount Rokko and Expo Commemoration Park. Check out an event or a game at Hanshin Koshien Stadium, and consider making time for Kidzania Koshien Theme Park, a top attraction not to be missed/10(50).

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Rose of Versailles also triggered a large surge in the revue's popularity, commonly referred to as the "BeruBara Boom" (ベルバラブーム. E-Book ISBN: Publisher: Global Oriental Online Publication Date: TAKARAZUKA IN THE MODERN HERITAGE OF GIRLS’ CULTURE AND BEYOND. CONCLUSION.

APPENDIX. BIBLIOGRAPHY. INDEX. Metrics Metrics. All Time Past Year Author: Makiko Yamanashi. Takarazuka groupies do it by the book Takarazuka fans vary in age from teenagers to those in their 80s, but core fan club members are in their 30s and 40s and have enough time and money to.

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Tokyo Takarazuka Theater(TOKYO) JanFeb Mitsui-Sumitomo Visa Card Musical "PHANTOM" PHANTOM Book by Arthur Kopit Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston Based on the novel by Gaston Leroux “Originally Produced in the United States at Theatre Under the Stars, Houston, Texas” “PHANTOM is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre .Takarazuka Otome (宝塚おとめ) is the annual directory of all currently active members of the Takarazuka Revue, sorted by troupe, with full-page portraits of the top stars at the end.

Their names are also given in romanji, which is why this book is so good to have at one's elbow for identifying gorgeous otokoyaku one can't remember seeing. Devoted to Adult Coloring Book Reviews, product reviews related to adult coloring including coloring pencils, markers, home decor items, and papercrafts and chats about coloring and life generally.