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Rockefeller, Ken

Overview
Works: 45 works in 96 publications in 1 language and 506 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Instructional films  Educational films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Literatures 
Roles: Director
Classifications: PS3568.I2, 812.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ken Rockefeller
Ceremony of innocence by Ronald Ribman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1970 and 2002 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this adaptation of the Ronald Ribman play, 11th century England is a land bloodied, embattled and beset by hordes of invading pagan Danes and disputatious nobles
Japan, the living tradition( Visual )

5 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the evolution of Japan's traditional culture and the history of the pre-modern era preceding the western contacts of the 1850's. Utilizes studio production and location footage by the University of Mid-America supplemented by archival footage supplied principally by NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)
Early Japan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pt. I. Takushi and Little discuss how the Japanese have kept the ancient forms of performing arts, dating from the 8th century alive to today. Demonstrations of Gagaku music and Kabuki. Pt. II. Discussion of Japanese music, both native and Western, as well as current and traditional plays and a look at the Japanese motion picture industry
Japan the living tradition( Visual )

4 editions published between 1976 and 2000 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to the Japanese theater arts of Noh, Kabuki, and Bunraku
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
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 the forces that have shaped Japanese society and culture throughout the earliest of Japan's prehistoric periods: the Jomon (ca. 10,000 BCE - 300 BCE), the Yayoi (ca. 300 BCE - 250 CE) and the Kofun (ca. 250 CE - 538 CE)
Japan, the living tradition( Visual )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japan the changing tradition( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers modern Japanese history from the first contacts with the West in the 1500's, tracing the emergence of the nation from isolation to its present day position as a leading economic power
The Feudal experience( Visual )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1991 in English and held by 5 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
The Religious experience( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 5 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 Religious experience( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 5 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
Japan the living tradition( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to the Japanese theater arts of Noh, Kabuki, and Bunraku
The performing arts( Visual )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents knowledge and insights of contemporary Japan. This episode looks at Japanese theater, music, and movies
Japan, the living tradition( Visual )

2 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part I introduces the literature of pre-modern Japan. Covers the development of poetry and prose forms of Japanese literature, including brief commentaries on the history of the forms and readings from some of the important works. Part II takes viewers from the Tokugawa period to modern times, discussing literary forms that developed after the seventeenth century. Explores the effect of seclusion of 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
Literature( Visual )

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

Presents knowledge and insights of contemporary Japan. This episode looks at Japanese literature
The performing arts( Visual )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents knowledge and insights of contemporary Japan. This episode looks at Japanese theater, music and movies
Literature( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 3 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
The feudal experience( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents knowledge and insights of contemporary Japan. This episode looks at Japan's feudal era
Japan, the living tradition the performing arts part II( Visual )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Part II takes a closer look at some of the performing arts in Japan, particular the unique form of puppet theater called Bunraku, the music and dance of Kabuki, and modern films. The program discusses their origins, their distinctive features and their relationship with the audience."--Container
 
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