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Chikamatsu Monzaemon

(1653—1725)


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(1653–1725)

Japanese playwright. Born Sugimori Nobumori in Fukui, the son of relatively high-ranking samurai, he was educated in Chinese and Japanese classics. The family moved to Kyoto where Chikamatsu served ...

Subjects: Theatre.


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