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The Soil
A Portrait of Rural Life in Meiji Japan




ISBN 9780415594011
Published September 9, 2010 by Routledge
224 Pages

 
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Book Description

This is a selection of the best plays of Chikamatsu, one of the greatest Japanese dramatists. Master of the marionette and popular dramas, he had, until the publication of this book, remained unknown to western readers owing to the difficulty of translating the work into English. The introduction provides a comprehensive survey of the history of Japanese drama which will assist the reader in better understanding the plays.

 

Table of Contents

Introduction.  The Soil.  Translator’s Note.  Glossary of Japanese Terms.

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