Contemporary Japanese Women’s Theatre and Visual Arts

Performing Girls’ Aesthetics

  • Nobuko Anan

Part of the Contemporary Performance InterActions book series (CPI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Nobuko Anan
    Pages 1-17
  3. Nobuko Anan
    Pages 18-64
  4. Nobuko Anan
    Pages 112-151
  5. Nobuko Anan
    Pages 152-176
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 181-229

About this book


This book traces the history of 'girls' aesthetics,' where adult Japanese women create art works about 'girls' that resist motherhood, from the modern to the contemporary period and their manifestation in Japanese women's theatrical and dance performance and visual arts including manga, film, and installation arts.


Contemporary performance international performance Japanese theatre Japanese visual arts Japanese pop culture aesthetics film theatre visual arts

Authors and affiliations

  • Nobuko Anan
    • 1
  1. 1.Birkbeck CollegeUniversity of LondonUK

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