Literature

General

Asian Puppets: Wall of the World, Los Angeles, 1976.

Bowers, Faubion: The Drama in the East: A Survey of Asian Dance and Drama, New York, 1956.

Brandon, James R. (ed.) Asian Theatre: A Study Guide and Annotated Bibliography. Theatre Perspectives, No.1, New York, 1979.

Brandon, James R.: Brandon’s Guide to Theatre in Asia, Honolulu, 1976.

Brandon, James R.: Theatre in Southeast Asia, Cambridge, 1967.

Das Theatre des Fernen Ostens, ”… Ich Werde deinen Schatten essen”, Berlin, 1985.

Ghulam-Sarwar Yousof: Dictionary of Traditional South-East Asian Theatre, Singapore, 1994.

Kindermann, Heinz (ed.): Fernöstliches Theater, Stuttgart, 1966.

Miettinen, Jukka O.: Classical Dance and Theatre in South-East Asia, Singapore, 1992.

India

Baldissera, Fabrizia & Michael, Axel: Der Indische Tanz, Köln, 1988.

Dancing to the Flute: Music and Dance in Indian Art, Sydney, 1997.

Das Gupta, Jyotirinda: Indian theatre, New Delhi, 1995.

Gargi, Balwant: Folk Theatre of India, Washington, 1966.

Gargi, Balwant: Theatre in India, New York, 1962.

Hawley, John Stratton: At Play with Krishna. Pilgrimage Dramas from Brindavan, Princeton 1981.

Jain, Jyotindra: Picture Showmen: Insights into the Narrative Tradition in Indian Art, Mumbai, 1998.

Kalidasa: The Recognition of Shakuntala (transl. W.J.Johnson), New York, 2001.

Karanth, Shivarama K.: Yakshagana, New Delhi, 1997.

Khokar, Mohan: Traditions of Indian Dance, London, 1979.

Kothari, Sunil (ed.): Bharata Natya: Indian Classical Dance, Bombay, 1979.

Narayan, Shovana: Kathak: Rythmic Echoes and Reflections, New Delh,i 1998.

The Natya Sastra (Raga Nrtya Series No 2), Delhi, s.a.

The Performing Arts, Bombay, 1982.

Paniker, Nirmala: Nangiar Koothu: The Classical Dance-Theatre of the Nangiars, Trichur, 2005.

Rebling, Eberhard: Die Tanzkunst Indiens, Berlin, 1981.

Richmon, Farley P.: Indian Theatre, Honolulu, 1990.

Sarabhai, Mallika (ed.): Performing Arts of Kerala, Middletwon, 1994.

Sanskrit Drama in Performance (ed. Rachel Van M. Baumer & James R. Brandon), Honolulu, 1972.

Singha, Rina & Massey, Reginald: Indian Dances. Their History and Growth, London, 1967.

Shivaji, Bharati: The Art of Mohiniyattam, New Delhi, 1986.

Three Sanskrit Plays (transl. Michael Coulson), Harmondsworth, 1981.

Vatsyayan, Kapila: Classical Indian Dance in Literature and Arts, New Delhi, 1968.

Vatsyayan, Kapila: Indian Classical Dances, New Delhi, 1974.

Vatsyayan, Kapila: Bharata: The Natyashastra, New Delhi, 1996.

Venu, G.: Production of a Play in Kutiyattam, Trichur, 1989.

Venu, G.: Puppetry and Lesser Known Dance Traditions of Kerala, Trichur, 1990.

Venu, G.: The Language of Kathakali, Trichur, 2000.

Zarrilli, Philip: The Kathakali Complex. Actor, Performance & Structure, New Delhi, 1984.

Sri Lanka

Seneviratna, Anuradha: Traditional Dance of Sri Lanka, Colombo, 1984.

Goonatilleka, M. H.: Masks and Mask Systems of Sri Lanka, Colombo, 1978.

Sarachachandra, E.R.: The Folk Drama of Ceylon, Colombo, 1966.

Schubert, Rose: Rukada, Puppenspiel in Sri Lanka, München, 1982.

Myanmar (Burma)

Seneviratna, Anuradha: Traditional Dance of Sri Lanka, Colombo, 1984.

Goonatilleka, M. H.: Masks and Mask Systems of Sri Lanka, Colombo, 1978.

Sarachachandra, E.R.: The Folk Drama of Ceylon, Colombo, 1966.

Schubert, Rose: Rukada, Puppenspiel in Sri Lanka, München, 1982.

Thailand

Broman, Sven: Shadows of Life, Nang Talung: Thai Popular Shadow Theatre, Bangkok, 1996.

HH Prince Dhaninivat Kromamun Bidyalabh Bridyakorn: Shadow Play (the Nang), in Thai Culture, New Series Mo. 3, Bangkok, 1973.

HH Prince Dhaninivat Kromamun Bidyalabh Bridyakorn and Danith Yupho: The Khon, Thai Culture, New Series No. 6, Bankok, 1973.

Danith Yupho: The Khon and Lakon: Dance Dramas Presented by the Department of Fine Arts, Bangkok, 1963.

Danith Yupho: Khon Masks, Thai Culture, New Series No. 7, Bangkok, 1971.

Danith Yupho: The Preliminary Course of Training in Thai Theatrical Art, Thai Culture, New Series No. 13, Bangkok, 1980.

Ingersol, Fern S. (transl.): Sang Thong: A Dance Drama from Thailand, Written by King Rama II and the poets of His Court, Rutland & Tokyo, 1973.

Khon: Thai Masked Dance, Bangkok, 2006.

Mattani Rutnin (ed.): The Siamese Theatre: A Collection of Reprints from the Journals of the Siam Society, Bangkok, 1975.

Mattani Mojdara Rutnin: Dance, Drama, and Theatre in Thailand: The Process of Development and Modernization, Tokyo 1993.

Natthapatra Chandavij & Promporn Pramualratana: Thai Puppets and Khon Masks, Bangkok, 1998.

Surapone Virulrak: Performing Arts during the Reign of King Rama IV, SPAFA Journal Vol. 9 No. 3, Bangkok, 1999.

Cambodia

Heywood, Denise: Cambodian Dance: Celebration of the Gods, Bangkok, 2008.

Phim, Toni Samantha & Thomson, Ashley: Dance in Cambodia, Kuala Lumpur, 1999.

Royal Cambodian Ballet, Phnom Penh, 1963.

Malaysia

Ghulam-Sarwar Yosof: Panggung Semar: Aspects of Traditional Malay Theatre, Petaling Jaya, 1992.

Sheppard, Mubin: A Royal Pleasure Ground, Malay Decorative Arts and Pastimes, Singapore, 1986.

Sweeney, Amin: Malay Shadow Puppets: The Wayang Siam of Kelantan, London, 1972.

Vietnam

Nguyen Loc & Vo Van Tuong: Vietnam’s Hat Boi Theatre Art, Hanoi, 1994.

Nguyen Huy Hong & Tran Trung Chinh: Vietnamese Traditional Water Puppetry, Hanoi, 1992.

Song Ban: The Vietnamese Theatre, Hanoi, 1960.

Than Van Khe: Marionettes sur eau de Vietnam, Paris, 1984.

Indonesia

Bandem, I Made & deBoer, Frederik Eugene: Kaja and Kelod: Balinese Drama in Transition, Singapore, 1981.

Bandem, I Made: Wayang Wong, Denpasar, 2001.

Brandon, James R: On Thrones of Gold: Three Javanese Shadow Plays, Cambridge, 1970.

Buurman, Peter: Wayang Golek: The Entrancing World of Classical Javanese Puppet Theatre, Singapore, 1988.

Didia, I Wayan & Ballinger, Rucina: Balinese Dance, Drama and Music: A Guide to the Performing Arts of Bali, Singapore, 2004.

van Groenendael, Victoria M.Clara: Wayang Theatre in Indonesia: An Annotated Bibliography, Leiden, 1987.

Herbert, Mimi: Voices of the Puppet Masters: The Wayang Golek Theatre of Indonesia, Jakarta, 2002.

Holt, Claire: Art in Indonesia, Ithaca, 1967.

Mulyono, Sri: Human Character in the Wayang, Singapore, 1981.

Van Ness, Edward C. & Prawirohardjo, Shita: Javanese Wayang Kulit: An Introduction, Singapore, 1979.

Performing Arts, Indonesian Heritage Series, Singapore, 1998.

Rebling, Eberhard: Die Tantzkunst Indonesiens, Berlin, 1989.

Slattum, Judy & Paul Schraub: Balinese Masks: Spirits of an Ancient Drama, Singapore, 2003.

Soedarsono: Dances of Indonesia, Jakarta, 1974.

Soedarsono: Wayang Wong: The State Ritual Dance Drama in the Court of Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, 1984.

de Zoete, Beryl & Spies, Walter: Dance and Drama in Bali, London 1938, Singapore, 1973.

China

Chinese Dance (ed. Zi Huayun), in the Chinese Culture and Arts Series, Beijing, 1999.

Chinese Theatre (ed. Zhang Yihe), in the Chinese Culture and Arts Series, Beijing, 1999.

Dolby, William: A History of Chinese Drama, London, 1976.

Halson, Elisabeth: Peking Opera, Hong Kong, 1982.

Liu Jung-e (transl.): Six Yuan Plays, Middlesex, 1972.

Mackerras, Colin P.: The Rise of the Peking Opera, 1770–1870: Social Aspects of the Theatre in Manchu China, Oxford, 1972.

Mackerras, Colin P.: The Chinese Theatre in Modern Times, from 1840 to the Present Day, London, 1975.

Mackerras, Colin: Chinese Drama: A Historical Survey, Beijing, 1990.

Mackerras, Colin (ed.): Chinese Theater: From Its Origin to the Present Day, Hawaii, 1983.

Malligan, Jean (transl.): The Lute, Kao Ming’s P’i-p’a, New York, 1980.

Modern Chinese Drama (ed. Tian Benxiang), in the Chinese Culture and Art Series, Beijing, 1999.

Nygren, Christina: Frukter från Päronträdgården: Teater i Kina, Stockholm, 1986.

Pan Xiafeng: The Statecraft of Peking Opera, Beijing, 1995.

Pimpaneau, Jacques: Promenade au jardin des poiriers, Paris, 1983.

Scott, Adolphe Clarence: The Classical Theatre in China, London, 1957.

Scott, Adolphe Clarence: Traditional Chinese Plays, vol. I–III, Wisconsin 1967, 1969, 1975.

Wu Zuguang & Huang Zuolin & Mei Shaowu: Peking Opera and Mei Lanfang: A Guide to China’s Traditional Theatre And the Art of Its Great Master, Beijing, 1980.

Yang Xianyi & Yang Gladys (transl.): Selected Plays of Guan Hanqing, Beijing 1979.

Zhao Menglin & Yan Jiqing: Peking Opera Painted Faces: With Notes on 200 Operas, Beijing, 1992.

Xu Chengbei: Peking Opera, in the Cultural China Series, Beijing, 2003.

Korea

Cho Dong-il: Korean Mask Dance, Seoul, 2005.

Korean Dance, Theater & Cinema, Seoul, 1983.

Performing Arts, in the series of Korean Cultural Heritage (several writers), Seoul, 1997.

Japan

Arnott, Peter D.: The Theatres of Japan, New York, 1969.

Aubray S. & Halford, Giovanna M.: The Kabuki Handbook, Tokyo, 1956.

Bowers, Faubion: Japanese Theatre, Tokyo, 1974.

Brandon, James R.: Kabuki: Five Classic Plays, Honolulu, 1992.

Brandon, James R. & Malm, William P. & Shively, Donald H.: Studies in Kabuki: Its Acting, Music and Historical Context, Honolulu, 1979.

Cavaye, Ronald & Griffith, Paul & Senda, Akihiko: A Guide to the Japanese Stage: From Traditional to Cutting Edge, Tokyo, 2004.

Ernst, Eale: The Kabuki Theatre, New York, 1956.

Gunji, Masakatsu: Kabuki, Tokyo, 1985.

Keene, Donald (transl.): Four Major Plays of Chikamatsu, New York, 1961.

Komparu, Kunio: The Noh Theater, Principals and Perspectives, New York, Tokyo, 1983.

Rimer J. Thomas & Masakazu, Yamazaki (transl.): On The Art of the No Drama: The Major Treatises of Zeami, Princeton, 1984.

Takaya, Ted T. (ed.): Modern Japanese Drama, An Anthology, New York, 1979.

Tyler, Royall (transl.): Japanese No Dramas, London, 1992.

Yoshinabu, Inoura & Toshio, Kawatake: The Traditional Theatre of Japan, New York, Tokyo, 1981

Zeami: The Flowering Spirit: Classic Teachings in the Art of No, (transl. William Scott Wilson), Tokyo, New York, London, 2006.