Chushingura and the Floating World: The Representation of Kanadehon Chushingura in Ukiyo-e Prints, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Chushingura and the Floating World

The Representation of Kanadehon Chushingura in Ukiyo-e Prints, 1st Edition

By David Bell

Routledge

180 pages

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Kanadehon Chushingura has been one of the most popular bunraku and kabuki plays. This fascinating study explores the full spectrum of ukiyo-e (floating world) representations of the Chushingura story. Essential reading for all students of Japanese theatre, the history of Japanese art and the social history of Japan.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General