A. Critical and Comparative Studies

58. Lai, Stanley Sheng-Chuan. ‘Oriental Crosscurrents in Modern Western Theatre’. PhD thesis, University of California, Berkeley, 1983. Abstract in DAI 45/3: 0684A.

Traces ‘the conscious pursuit and assimilation of Oriental philosophy and theatrical practice in Western theatre of the twentieth century, and concurrent development, independent of conscious influence, of elements in modern drama that reflect the structure and spirit of Japanese Noh’. Includes discussion of Yeats’s assimilation of the form.







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