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The Major Plays of Chikamatsu

by Donald Keene

  • 373 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plays & playwrights,
  • Japanese Drama,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Japanese,
  • Plays,
  • Japan,
  • Asian - General,
  • General,
  • Drama / General,
  • 1653-1725,
  • Chikmatsu, Monzaemon,,
  • Translations into English

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages485
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9720338M
    ISBN 100231074158
    ISBN 109780231074155

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Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of. Donald Keene, Shincho Professor of Japanese Literature at Columbia University, has written, edited, or translated more than thirty books, many of them published by Columbia University Press.

Keene has received numerous honors in both the United States and Japan, and was recently elected to the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. Four Major Plays of Chikamatsu is a collection of four major dramas by the famous Japanese playwright Chikamatsu four plays were first translated by Donald Keene inand have appeared in various collections and books over the years; Four Major Plays contains a Preface, an Introduction, and two appendices in addition, and is published by Columbia University : Chikamatsu Monzaemon; Keene wrote the Preface, the Introduction, and the two appendices.

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