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|Named Person:||Monzaemon Chikamatsu|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Monzaemon Chikamatsu; C Andrew Gerstle
|ISBN:||0231121660 9780231121668 0231121679 9780231121675|
|Description:||viii, 534 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Twins at the Sumida River (Futago sumidagawa) ; Lovers pond in Settsu Province (Tsu no Kuni meoto ike) ; Battles at Kawa-nakajima (Shinshū Kawa-nakajima kassen) ; Love suicides on the Eve of the Kōshin Festival (Shinjū yoigōshin) ; Tethered steed and the eight provinces of Kantō (Kanhasshū tsunagi-uma).|
|Series Title:||Translations from the Asian classics.|
|Responsibility:||translated and annotated by C. Andrew Gerstle.|
This book certainly enhances our understanding of the dramatist and his plays as works for performance, so can contribute much to Chikamatsu's continued presence on the international stage...