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Taema (当麻)

(Editor’s Note: the below summary is principally derived from “Taema a Noh Play Attributed to Zeami,” Thomas Rimer, Monumenta Nipponica, Vol. 25, No. 3/4 (1970), pp. 431-445. Published by: Sophia University. The play tells of the Princess Chūjō and her … Continue reading

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Yamamba (山姥)

Contributed by David Surtasky Yamamba (山姥) (summary) A fifth category play attributed to Zeami Many years ago there was a popular dancer in Kyoto nicknamed Hyakuma-yamamba. She was famous for creating a kusemai telling the story of a Yamamba, a … Continue reading

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