ISBN-10:
0824827880
ISBN-13:
9780824827885
Pub. Date:
05/28/2004
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press, The
Masterpieces of Kabuki: Eighteen Plays on Stage

Masterpieces of Kabuki: Eighteen Plays on Stage

by James R. Brandon, Samuel L. Leiter
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ISBN-13: 9780824827885
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date: 05/28/2004
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Introduction1
Just a Minute! / Shibaraku (1697)16
The Stone-Cutting Feat of Kajiwara / Kajiwara Heizo Homare no Ishikiri: From Miura no Osuke Kobai Tazuna / The Plum-Blossom Reins of Miura no Osuke (1730)34
Summer Festival: Mirror of Osaka / Natsu Matsuri Naniwa Kagami (1745)56
Japan's Twenty-Four Paragons of Filial Piety / Honcho Nijushiko (1766)80
The Precious Incense and Autumn Flowers of Sendai / Meiboku Sendai Hagi (1777)100
The Revenge at Tengajaya / Katakiuchi Tengajayamura (1781)118
A Message of Love from Yamato / Koi Tayori Yamato Orai (1796)140
The Picture Book of the Taiko / Ehon Taikoki (1799)158
The Scandalous Love of Osome and Hisamatsu / Osome Hisamatsu Ukina no Yomiuri (1813)180
Kasane: From Kesa Kakematsu Narita no Riken / A Surplice-Hanging Pine and the Sharp Sword of Narita (1823)198
Masakado: From Yo ni Uto Soma no Furugosho / Filial Love at the Abandoned Soma Palace (1836)212
The Tale of the Martyr of Sakura / Sakura Giminden (1851)224
The Three Kichisas and the New Year's First Visit to the Pleasure Quarters / Sannin Kichisa Kuruwa no Hatsugai (1860)242
The Woman Student / Onna Shosei Shigeru: From Fujibitai Tsukuba no Shigeyama / The Widow's Peak Shaped Like Mount Fuji, The Lush Greenery of Mount Tsukuba (1877)256
The Fishmonger Sogoro / Sakanaya Sogoro: From Shin Sarayashiki Tsuki no Amagasa / Moonlit Umbrella at the Dish Palace, New Version (1883)278
The Dropped Robe / Suo Otoshi (1892)294
The Mirror Lion, A Spring Diversion / Shunkyo Kagami Jishi (1893)310
A Sinking Moon over the Lonely Castle Where the Cuckoo Cries / Hototogisu Kojo Rakugetsu (1905)322
Glossary337
Selected Bibliography343
Contributors347
Index349
List of Plays in Kabuki Plays on Stage354

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