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Stephen Barber

is the author of twenty-five books, including seven novels, most recently White Noise Ballrooms and Film's Ghosts. Tatsumi Hijikata's Butoh and the Transmutation of 1960s Japan. He has received several awards for his books, which have been translated into many languages, such as Japanese and Chinese. The Independent newspaper (London) once called him “the most dangerous man in Europe.”
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