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This topic introduces students to drama, theory and performance texts that shape key Asian traditions in theatre, dance, puppetry and ritual. Case studies from the Indian subcontinent, China, Japan, and Indonesia, among others, will enable us to trace the origins and developments of both elite and popular traditions, situating them in the contexts of work by classical practitioner-theoreticians, like Bharata, Zeami, Li Yu, etc. This will also allow us to investigate cultural and aesthetic, social and moral themes in Asian drama and performance experience.
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