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Major plays. Translated by Donald Keene.

Chikamatsu, Monzaemon

Major plays. Translated by Donald Keene.

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [481]-485.

SeriesUNESCO collection of representative works, Records of civilization: sources and studies -- no.66., Records of civilization, sources and studies -- no. 66.
ContributionsKeene, Donald.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 485 p.
Number of Pages485
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14073575M

Donald Lawrence Keene (born J ) is an American-born Japanese scholar, historian, teacher, writer and translator of Japanese literature. Keene is University Professor Emeritus and Shincho Professor Emeritus of Japanese Literature at Columbia University, where he taught for over fifty years. Soon after the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, he retired from .


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Friendship Commission Prizes for the Translation of Japanese Literature. A prize is given for the best translation of a modern work or a classical work, or the prize is divided between equally distinguished translations. The Play Depicted in the Print -The Story of Yosaku from Tamba Source: The Major Plays of Chikamatsu, translated by Donald Keene, Columbia University Press,p.

Yosaku is a samurai reduced to working as a horse driver because of his offenses in the past. (Keene translated both the novels written by Dazai Osamu, but Osamu took his own life in mid, five years before Keene got to Japan).

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