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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

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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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Makiginu (巻絹)

Contributed by David Surtasky Makiginu (巻絹)  A fourth category play, author unknown.  At a time long ago an Officer in the service of the Emperor had been commanded to dedicate one thousand rolls of silk to the Three Great Shrines … Continue reading

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Dōjō-ji (道成寺)

Contributed by David Surtasky Dōjō-ji (道成寺) (summary)  A fourth category play by Kanze Kojirō Nobumitsu Dōjō-ji Temple had not had a hanging bell for a long time. The reason for this was a terrible circumstance that had happened in the … Continue reading

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