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The Spectacle of Woman in Japanese Underground Theatre Posters

  title={The Spectacle of Woman in Japanese Underground Theatre Posters},
  author={Vera Mackie},
  journal={Performance Paradigm},
  • V. Mackie
  • Published 2006
  • Art, History
  • Performance Paradigm
The 1960s and 1970s in Japan saw an extraordinary flourishing of avant-garde theatre, performance art, dance and visual arts. These artistic products were created in the period of high economic growth in the 1960s and 1970s which followed Japan’s defeat in the Second World War in 1945, the period of Allied Occupation from 1945 to 1952, the program of economic reconstruction which culminated in the ‘income doubling’ policy of the 1960s, and in parallel with attempts to create a viable left-wing… 


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