Table of contents for The ethos of noh : actors and their art / Eric C. Rath.

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 Tables, Figures, and Color Figures 000
 Introduction: Landmarks of Memory 1
 The Excommunication of Takabayashi
 Ginji 1/ Ethos,
 Myths, and Media 5/ Actors in Noh's
 History 8
1 Masks and Memory 11
 Noh Masks and Their Antecedents 12/ The
 Features of
 Noh Masks 13/ Mask as Medium of
 Myth 15/ Mask
 Legends and Early Noh 18/ How Writing
 Mask Legends (and Noh) 25/ Masks and
 Oral Legends 25/
 Mask Legends and Writings 28
2 Secret Monographs 34
 "Marginal Groups" and "Noh
 Troupes" 32/ Shômonji
 and Other Discriminated
 Groups 40/ Writing in the
 Formation of Noh's Ethos 47/ Zeami's
 Writing Practice 49/
 The Implications of Literacy for
 Noh 53/ The Wind in the
 Pines Has Ended: The Kanze Troupe's Move
 Against Shômonji 58/ Kanze On'ami and
 the Further Disparagement of
 Shômonji 62/
 The Shômonji After Koinu 66/ Writing
 Okina and Defining
 Ritual 68/ Zenchiku and Motoyoshi on
 Okina 75/ Kan'ami
 and Developments in Okina 78/ Okina-The
 Eternal Mystery 80
3 The Power of Secret Manuscripts 82
 The Spread of Literacy Among Noh
 Performers 83/ Hachijô
 kadensho 86/ Sources for Hachijô
 kadensho 87/ Apocryphal
 Authors and Possible Compilers 89/ The
 Four Yamato Troupes
 and Their Rivals 93/ Retelling Noh's
 Myths 97/ Writings
 and Standardization 102/ Konparu
 Yasuteru and the Last
 Noh Treatise 113
4 The Strength of Bloodlines 115
 The Medium of Genealogy 116/ Noh Theater
 Genealogies 121/
 The Konparu and the Rediscovery of Hada
 no Ujiyasu 124/
 Kanze Genealogies and the Lost Leader
 Motomasa Jûrô 128/
 The Hegemony of the Konparu and Kanze
 Myths 132/ Genealogy
 and Social Organization 133/ Catalog of
 Actors of the Four Noh
 Troupes 135/ Structural Changes: The
 Case of the Kanze 137/
 Ostracizing "Amateurs" and Defining
 "Professionals" 144/
 Constructing Lineages 151/ Problematic
 Patriarchs 152/
 Mythical Marriages 153/ Knowledge from
 Teachers 155/
 Motonobu's Family Secret: Ranbyôshi 157
5 Mass-Produced Mystery 159
 The Rise of the Printing
 Industry 162/ Impact of Print on
 Discourse 164/ Authorization 166/ The
 Popularization of Zeami 168/ A Hidden
 Author 170/ The
 Kita Troupe 173/ Narai, the
 Increasingly Abstract Vocabulary
 of Secret Knowledge 175/ Blood, Body,
 and Knowledge 181/
 Blood and Consummate Knowledge 185
6 Print and Order 190
 The Development of Iemoto and the
 Ordering of Knowledge 191/
 Licensing 193/ Su'utai and
 Utaibon 195/ Noh Theater's First
 Iemoto-Kanze Motoakira 197/ Iemoto and
 Mask Discourse 202/ Images of Iemoto in
 the Histories of
 Su'utai 207/ Epilogue-The
 Demise of the Kyoto Kanze 212
7 Rituals 215
 Ritual/Theater 216/ The Invention of a
 Ritual Theater 219/
 The Unmasking of Ritual
 Theater 226/ Okina-A Ritual That Is
 and Is Not Noh 228/ Acting Ritually 228
 Conclusion: The State of Noh's Modern
Myths 239
 Nostalgia for Masks 240/ Burn Secret
 Writings and Institutions
 Will Still Stand 242/ Bloodlines and the
 Family Head 2450/
 Professionalization and the Family-Head
 System 247/ What
 Was Lost? 249
 Schools and Roles 253
 Reference Matter
 Works Cited 284

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