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Chushingura (The Treasury of Loyal Retainers): A Puppet Play

 
 
 
 
Chushingura (The Treasury of Loyal Retainers): A Puppet Play
Author: Takeda Izumo - Miyoshi Shoraku - Namiki Senryu
ISBN 13: 9780231035316
ISBN 10: 231035314
Edition: 1st
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: 1971
Format: Paperback
Pages: 183
List Price: $29.00
 
 

Chushingura (The Treasury of Loyal Retainers), also known as the story of the Forty-Six (or Forty-Seven) Ronin, is the most famous and perennially popular of all Japanese dramas. Written in the eighteenth century as a puppet play, it is now best known through Kabuki theater performances.This edition includes a new preface, introduction, and notes.