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Ama (海女)

Contributed by David Surtasky (Editor’s note: below is a summary of the play “Ama” in accompaniment to David Crandall’s translation/adaptation of the famous scene “Tama-no-Dan.”) Ama (海女) (summary) A fifth category play, author unkown The Fujiwara minister Fusazaki travels to … Continue reading

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Tama-no-Dan

Contributed by David Crandall INTRODUCTION: “Tama-no-Dan is a famous segment from the noh play Ama, which recounts how a diver (a woman of humble origins) has an affair with a high court official (Fujiwara no Fuhito) and bears him a … Continue reading

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