Oku The Inner Chambers

Author: Fumi Yoshinaga
Editor: VIZ Media LLC
ISBN: 142159384X
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In Edo period Japan, a strange new disease called the Redface Pox has begun to prey on the country's men. Within eighty years of the first outbreak, the male population has fallen by seventy-five percent. Women have taken on all the roles traditionally granted to men, even that of the shogun. The men, precious providers of life, are carefully protected. And the most beautiful of the men are sent to serve in the shogun's Inner Chamber... -- VIZ Media

Oku The Inner Chambers Vol 15

Author: Fumi Yoshinaga
Editor: VIZ Media LLC
ISBN: 197471151X
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Taneatsu’s shogun Iesada has died, but unlike previous bereaved consorts, he has been denied the refuge of taking Buddhist vows. Stuck in the Inner Chambers, he has instead thrown himself into supporting the new shogun, Iemochi. But salacious rumors about the nature of their relationship and the arrival of Iemochi’s new consort threaten to make a mockery of his noble intentions! -- VIZ Media

Oku The Inner Chambers

Author: Fumi Yoshinaga
Editor: VIZ Media LLC
ISBN: 1974715809
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Young Iemochi’s new consort harbors a secret so scandalous that the shogunate must become involved in the deception or risk a further erosion of power. And with the dual threats of foreign incursion and imperial obstruction, Iemochi and her closest advisers have no choice but to play the dangerous new game set before them. -- VIZ Media

Oku The Inner Chambers

Author: Fumi Yoshinaga
Editor: VIZ Media LLC
ISBN: 142159417X
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Tokugawa Harusada connived for years to place her son in the shogun’s seat, and now she’s enjoying holding all the reins of power while Ienari is relegated to breeding duties. But although his mother sees him as nothing but a mindless studhorse, Ienari has been reading The Chronicle of a Dying Day and dreaming of a better future for his country—one free of his mother’s increasingly cruel control. -- VIZ Media

Oku The Inner Chambers

Author: Fumi Yoshinaga
Editor: VIZ Media LLC
ISBN: 1421594161
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Aonuma and his disciples in Holland studies are closer than ever to finding a way to prevent the spread of the Redface Pox. But even as they work ceaselessly for salvation for their country, shadowy political machinations threaten their endeavors....and their lives! -- VIZ Media

Oku The Inner Chambers

Author: Fumi Yoshinaga
Editor: VIZ Media LLC
ISBN: 1421594110
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!--StartFragment--Gyokuei, who first arrived at the Inner Chambers as a young novitiate monk, has risen to become one of the shogun Tsunayoshi's advisors. He hopes to protect the shogunate the same way his mentor Arikoto once did. But the numerous intrigues of the Inner Chambers—and the shogun herself—are pushing Gyokuei's patience and cunning to the breaking point.!--EndFragment-- -- VIZ Media

Oku The Inner Chambers

Author: Fumi Yoshinaga
Editor: VIZ Media LLC
ISBN: 1421594129
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The aging shogun Tsunayoshi must name an heir, but her senile father is blocking the ascendance of the most likely candidate in favor of a young, untried lord. But politics and the shogun’s own unpopularity may soon take the choice out of her hands. -- VIZ Media

Oku The Inner Chambers

Author: Fumi Yoshinaga
Editor: VIZ Media LLC
ISBN: 1421594099
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The tale told in the Chronicle of the Dying Day continues as the young female shogun Iemitsu tries desperately to conceive a male heir. But her lover Arikoto seems unable to give her a child, and they must betray their hearts to save their country. Meanwhile, the Redface Pox continues its ruthless progress through Japan, leaving famine, despair, and the threat of anarchy in its wake. -- VIZ Media

Thamyris 5 1

Author: Nanny M. W. de Vries, Jan Best
Editor: Rodopi
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A Kabuki Reader History And Performance

Author: Samuel L. Leiter
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317478045
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Unique in any Western language, this is an invaluable resource for the study of one of the world's great theatrical forms. It includes essays by established experts on Kabuki as well as younger scholars now entering the field, and provides a comprehensive survey of the history of Kabuki; how it is written, produced, staged, and performed; and its place in world theater. Compiled by the editor of the influential Asian Theater Journal, the book covers four essential areas - history, performance, theaters, and plays - and includes a translation of one Kabuki play as an illustration of Kabuki techniques.