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Miwa (三輪)

Contributed by David Surtasky Miwa (三輪) A fourth category play by an unknown author Many, many years ago there was a monk named Genpin. Now Genpin lived at the base of Mount Miwa, somewhat south of Nara. It was a … Continue reading

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Tsuchigumo [土蜘蛛]

Contributed by David Surtasky Tsuchigumo [土蜘蛛] A fifth category play by an unknown author. Many years ago in Kyoto, the faithful servant Kochō sought out a doctor of the Imperial Court. Her lord, Minamoto no Raikō, had become gravely ill … Continue reading

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Nonomiya (野宮)

Contributed by David Surtasky Nonomiya (野宮) (summary) A third category play by an unknown author One autumn a Monk was visiting some famous sites in Kyoto. After seeing and enjoying the many shrines and temples there, he went to see … Continue reading

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Hanjo (斑女)

Contributed by David Surtasky Hanjo (斑女) [summary] A fourth category play by Kanze Motokiyo Zeami At one time there was a Mistress of an Inn at Nogami in the province of Mino some ways from Kyoto. At her inn she … Continue reading

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Matsukaze (松風)

Contributed by David Surtasky Matsukaze (summary)  A third category play, attributed to Kan’ami (revised by Zeami) A Buddhist priest once traveled through the provinces, and made a stop in Kyoto where he visited many famous temples and aged ruins and … Continue reading

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