Chikamatsu: Five Late Plays by C. Andrew. Gerstle

Chikamatsu: Five Late Plays

byC. Andrew. Gerstle

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C. Andrew Gerstle is a professor of Japanese studies in the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. He is the author of Circles of Fantasy: Convention in the Plays of Chikamatsu and editor of Eighteenth Century Japan and other books.
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Title:Chikamatsu: Five Late PlaysFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:June 1, 2010Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0231504985

ISBN - 13:9780231504980

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Twins at the Sumida River (Futago sumidagawa, 1720)
Lovers Pond in Settsu Province (Tsu no kuni meoto-ike, 1721)
Battles at Kawa-nakajima (Shinsh kawa-nakajima kassen, 1721)
Love Suicides on the Eve of the Kshin Festival (Shinj yoigshin, 1722)
Tethered Steed and the Eight Provinces of Kant (Kanhassh tsunagi-uma, 1724)
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...I consider the book an essential text for any scholar or student wishing to enhance their understanding of the playwright and his works, as well as those wishing to explore 'new' approaches to further their discoveries in the traditional performing arts of Japan.