Tag Archives: ashiya

Nue (鵺)

Contributed by David Surtasky Nue (鵺) a fifth category play attributed to Zeami There was once, many years ago, a certain Monk who made his way around the provinces visiting numerous temples and shrines. He had gazed at the sky … Continue reading

Posted in Noh Play Synopses, Noh plays | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Kinuta (砧)

[Editor’s note: in Eileen Katō’s forward to her translation of Kinuta (Monumenta Nipponica, Vol. 32, No. 3 (Autumn, 1977), pp. 332-346) she quotes Zeami as saying of this work:  Once on a quiet night, while listening to the music of … Continue reading

Posted in Noh Play Synopses, Noh plays | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment