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Published by Kodansha International, Distributed in the United States by Kodansha International/USA, through Harper & Row in Tokyo, New York .
Written in English


  • Kabuki,
  • Kabuki plays -- Stories, plots, etc

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Edition Notes

Statementtext by Masakatsu Gunji ; photography by Chiaki Yoshida ; translation by Christopher Holmes.
ContributionsYoshida, Chiaki, 1918-
LC ClassificationsPN2924.5.K3 G785 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. :
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2415875M
ISBN 100870118471, 4770013477
LC Control Number87081678

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