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Rockefeller, Ken

Overview
Works: 51 works in 101 publications in 1 language and 435 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Instructional films  Educational television programs  Educational films  Documentary films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television adaptations  Television plays 
Roles: Director, Production personnel
Classifications: PR6003.E282, 822.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ken Rockefeller
The ceremony of innocence by Ronald Ribman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1970 and 2002 in English and held by 190 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
Early Japan( Visual )

7 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 39 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 2000 in English and held by 32 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 )

3 editions published between 1976 and 1991 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 16 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)
Japan, the living tradition( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 14 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)
Japan : the living tradition( Visual )

3 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This series examines the pre-modern history and traditional culture of Japan. The programs, produced by the University of Mid-America in 1976 for high school through adult audiences, are designed to introduce Americans to Japanese history and culture which is still tightly interwoven into the fabric of modern Japanese society."--Publisher
The Religious experience( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 8 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. 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 changing tradition( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 8 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
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)
Krapp's last tape by Samuel Beckett( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television adaptation of Samuel Beckett's stage drama. Taped in 1971, but not broadcast until the videotape was restored in 1988
Japan, the living tradition( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japan, the living tradition( Visual )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program introduce 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 Earl ham College, and an authority on Japanese theater"--Container
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 performing arts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 4 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 : early Japan( Visual )

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

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

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Japan was a feudal nation for nearly 700 years. Politically, the country was ruled by a rising class of military men called Samurai. This program details the political, cultural, social and economic developments of the Japanese throughout this intense and somewhat isolated period of history, focusing on the first two stages of feudalism, the Kamakura and Ashikaga Periods."--Container
Japan : the living tradition( Visual )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 2 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
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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English (62)