Noh Plays of Japan
- Sales Rank:8,429,149
- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
- Shipping Weight (lbs):1.7
- Publication Date:December 1921
"Noh drama incorporates folk-tales, poetry, and dance in an exquisite, very formalized setting. These works are of interest beyond their artistic appeal, because they are interwoven with Buddhist (and to a lesser extent, Shinto) traditions and beliefs, and provide deep insight into Japanese culture." (Quote from sacred-texts.com)
Table of Contents:
Publishers Preface; Key To Plan I.; Key To Plan ii.; Introduction; Note On Buddhism; Chapter I.; Atsumori, Ikuta, And Tsunemasa.; Atsumori; Ikuta; Tsunemasa; Chapter ii.; Kumasaka; Kumasaka; Eboshi-ori; Benkei On The Bridge; Chapter iii.; Kagekiyo; Hachi No Ki; Note On Komachi.; Sotoba Komachi; Chapter iv.; Note On Ukai.; Ukai (the Cormorant-fisher); Aya No Tsuzumi; Note On Aoi No Uye.; Aoi No Uye (princess Hollyhock); Chapter V.; Note On Kantan.; Kantan; The HŌka Priests; Note On Hagoromo.; Hagoromo; Chapter vi.; Note On TanikŌ And Ikeniye.; TanikŌ (the Valley-hurling); Ikeniye (the Pool-sacrifice); Hatsuyuki (early Snow); Haku Rakuten; Chapter vii.; Summaries; Hanakatami (the Flower Basket); Ominameshi; Matsukaze; Shunkwan; Ama (the Fisher-girl); Take No Yuki (snow On The Bamboos); Tori-oi; Yuya; Tango-monogurui; Ikkaku Sennin; Yamauba (the Dame Of The Mountains); Hotoke No Hara; Mari (the Football); TŌru; Mai-guruma (the Dance Waggons); Chapter viii.; KyŌgen (farcical Interlude); Short Bibliography; Appendix I.; Appendix ii.
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