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Allen, Robert J. (Producer)

Overview
Works: 11 works in 52 publications in 1 language and 133 library holdings
Genres: History  Educational television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction television programs  Literatures  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay
Classifications: DS821, 952
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert J Allen
Japan the living tradition( Visual )

19 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to the Japanese theater arts of Noh, Kabuki, and Bunraku
Early Japan( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history of Japan from prehistoric times through the late 12th century A.D
The Religious experience( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the question of what it means to be religious in Japanese society. Identifies three major needs that religion seems to meet for the Japanese, and then discusses the special religious ceremonies and practices the Japanese have developed to serve these needs. Discusses the major religions of Japan: Shintoism, Buddhism, Confucianism and Christianity
The Performing arts( Visual )

8 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of Japan's performing arts, focussing on music and dance
Japan, the living tradition. Early Japan( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines developments during the Heian Period (794-1184 A.D.) involving the Fujiwara family, Buddhism, and the Japanese writing system
The Feudal experience( Visual )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history of Feudal Japan from late 12th century A.D. to modern times, a period of major social and political change
Literature( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Part II takes viewers from the Tokugawa period to modern times, discussing the literary forms that developed after the 17th century. It explores the effect of seclusion on Japanese writers, the changes which took place when the country was once again opened to the world, and the development of Japanese literature during the modernization period."--Container
Japan, the living tradition( Visual )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program introduces the performing arts with a survey of some of the most important of them. The program discusses some of the early origins of theater and dance, and uses film clips showing actual performances. These segments are interwoven with discussion and narration by Arthur Little, professor at Earlham College, and an authority on Japanese theater."--Container
The Visual arts( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part I focuses on the use of wood by Japanese artisans. Japanese concepts of anonymous creativity are shown in sculptures and shrines. No difference exists between artists and craftsmen in creating works of art to traditional themes. Discusses the Ise shrine, Shinto shrines in comparison to Buddhist shrines, the Miroku statues of Buddha at Chuguji and Koruji, the famed sculptor Unkei, woodblock printing and ukiyo-e, Izumo shrine, Toshodaiji, Todoiji, Byodoin, the Katsura Detached Palace, Kudara Kannon, Enjoji, Sharaku, and Hokusai
The Japanese( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program looks at a typical Japanese family living in a suburb of Tokyo. Viewers should be able to identify a number of similarities between Japanese and themselves, as well as some very clear differences between the two cultures."--Container
The performing arts (pt.1-2) [videorecording]( Visual )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to the Japanese theater arts of Noh, Kabuki, and Bunraku
 
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Languages
English (52)