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Rockefeller, Ken

Overview
Works: 36 works in 71 publications in 1 language and 447 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Director
Classifications: PS3568.I2, 812.54
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Ken Rockefeller Publications by Ken Rockefeller
Most widely held works by Ken Rockefeller
The ceremony of innocence by Ronald Ribman ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1975 and 2002 in English and held by 213 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 )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 53 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 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the history of Japan from prehistoric times through the late 12th century A.D. Pt. 1, The three earliest of Japan's prehistoric periods: the Jomon, the Yayoi and the Kofun. Pt. 2. An important development of the Heian Period (794 to 1184 A.D.) was the control of the powerful Fujiwara family in the imperial court and the the spread of Buddhism. A system of writing was another element that grew out of this period
Japan the living tradition ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1976 and 1991 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduction to the Japanese theater arts of Noh, Kabuki, and Bunraku
The Performing arts ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 33 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 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
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
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
Japan the living tradition ( Visual )
3 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
Japan, the living tradition ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Part II takes a closer look at some of the performing arts in Japan, particularly 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
The Religious experience ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 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 )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 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 )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 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
Japan. the living tradition ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Introduction to the Japanese theater arts of Noh, Kabuki, and Bunraku
Japan, the living tradition the performing arts part I ( Visual )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
Japan, the living tradition ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Part I explores the variety of ways the Japanese express their spirituality. Emphasizes the sense of appreciation of ritual in everyday life
The Religious experience ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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 Literature ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Part of a seven unit "open learning" program, this component explores the literature of premodern Japan, the Tokugawa period, and the modern period. Discusses the development of poetry and prose forms, the effect of seclusion on Japanese writers, and the changes which took place when the country was opened to the world
 
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English (54)