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  1. Chikamatsu Monzaemon is one of Japan's most well-known authors.
  2. Chikamatsu Monzaemon is a great writer of Jorurui (puppet plays) and Kabuki scripts. (Web site)
  3. Chikamatsu Monzaemon was famous for the plays he wrote for the bunraku (puppet theatre) and kabuki stages. (Web site)

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  1. Chikamatsu Monzaemon wrote many pieces for Bunraku and Kabuki. (Web site)
  2. Chikamatsu Monzaemon developed a new genre of drama through his work in ningyo joruri. (Web site)
  3. This play was adapted from the Bunraku puppet theater and was written by its greatest playwright, Chikamatsu Monzaemon.
  4. Matsuo Basho perfected and popularized the haiku, and Chikamatsu Monzaemon (1653–1725) introduced the Kabuki plays, often using puppets.


  1. -@First performed in 1703, this play by Chikamatsu Monzaemon dramatized a true incident virtually overnight.
  2. He received the Ph.D. degree from Columbia University in 1951 with his study of The Battles of Coxinga, the play by Chikamatsu Monzaemon.


  1. This late love suicide play by Chikamatsu Monzaemon is considered by many to be his masterpiece.
  2. In 1703, only a month after the tragic event described, Chikamatsu Monzaemon's first domestic tragedy, The Love Suicides at Sonezaki, premiered.


  1. His current research interests, however, concern the Tokugawa Period dramatist Chikamatsu Monzaemon (1653-1725).
  2. Plays by dramatist Chikamatsu Monzaemon (1653-1724) are important in world literature as the first mature tragedies written about the common man.


  1. Chikamatsu Monzaemon - Japanese playwright, widely regarded as the greatest dramatist of that country.
  2. Among these were Chikamatsu Monzaemon, a playwright known as the Shakespeare of Japan, and Ihara Saikaku, a poet and fiction writer. (Web site)
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