This special Horse Year kabuki's a real winner

Stage Jan 15, 2014

This special Horse Year kabuki's a real winner

by Rei Sasaguchi

Most kabuki plays have at their core a dramatic historical episode. Around this, there's generally a colorful, oft-times melodramatic and action-packed confection of intrigues, loyalties, romances, self-sacrifice and villainy founded on varying degrees of fact — or simply fashioned as pure fiction. In "Sanzenryō Haru ...

Beatrice M. Bodart-Bailey

People | PERSONALITY PROFILE Jun 24, 2006

Beatrice M. Bodart-Bailey

by Vivienne Kenrick

A new book published by the University of Hawaii Press appeared recently on bookshelves in Japan. Painstakingly written by Beatrice M. Bodart-Bailey, it is titled "The Dog Shogun: The Personality and Policies of Tokugawa Tsunayoshi." This work, a solid volume of some 400 pages, is ...