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Re: fighting

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Cynthia Mesko (oususacm.edu)
Tue, 11 Feb 1997 19:05:10 -0700 (MST)

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I agree with you there that it was an Englisized version of Japanese
stuff, so I will look and see if I can find anything else for you. I do
so much like Gilbert and Sullivan very funny operas. Well take care, and
I'll se what I can locate for you. Cindy

On Mon, 10 Feb 1997, carla harwitt wrote:

> Thanks, Cindy. It's funny that you should mention Gilbert and Sullivan -
> I used to perform it on the Upper West Side in Manhattan! Unfortunately,
> although "The Mikado" is set in Japan, it is quintessentially English.
> Gilbert was taking advantage of a craze for all things Japanese at the
> time in Victorian England to use Japan as a "front" for England so he
> could criticize Queen Victoria and her government.
> --Carla in LA
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> On Mon, 10 Feb 1997, Cynthia Mesko wrote:
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> > I will have to look through my dance materials to see if I have any
> > dances for Japan or China. I know that they do alot of circle dances.
> > You might take a look at the Mikado Opera dances by Gilbert and Sullivan
> > that might give you some ideas. Cindy
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> > On Sun, 9 Feb 1997, carla harwitt wrote:
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> > > Cindy - What a great idea - folk dancing! I'm working on a china/japan
> > > unit with my 9th grade world history students right now. Do you know of
> > > any appropriate dances? We're currently "in" the first millenium, Common
> > > Era (AD), but I'll take related to the cultured. Thanks!
> > > --Carla in LA
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