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The Soil

A Portrait of Rural Life in Meiji Japan

By Nagatsuka Takashi

Translated by Ann Waswo

Routledge – 2011 – 204 pages

Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

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    978-0-415-59401-1
    September 8th 2010

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.

Contents

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

Name: The Soil: A Portrait of Rural Life in Meiji Japan (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By Nagatsuka TakashiTranslated by Ann Waswo. 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...
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