Chikamatsu Monzaemon

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Chi·ka·ma·tsu Mon·za·e·mon

 (chē′kä-mät′so͞o môn′zä-ĕ-môn′) 1653-1725.
Japanese playwright whose numerous plays, mostly written for the puppet theater, deeply influenced Japanese drama.
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Yosaku' is not a random choice, but the hero of a famous play by the renowned dramatist, Chikamatsu Monzaemon.
Its centerpiece, in March, will be a high-profile production of Sonezaki shinju tsuketari Kannon meguri (The Love Suicide at Sonezaki), a classic bunraku drama written in 1703 by Chikamatsu Monzaemon.
This transformation was related to the great flowering of popular cultural forms in the late seventeenth century--among them the kabuki theater of Chikamatsu Monzaemon [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (1653-1725) and the gesaku OTC fiction of Ihara Saikaku [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (1642-93).
The Love Suicides at Amijima: A Study of a Japanese Domestic Tragedy by Chikamatsu Monzaemon.
Fundador del Teatro Estudio T, con sede en Xalapa, Veracruz, Oceransky ha revivido este texto del Siglo XVIII, de quien es considerado "el Shakespeare japones": Chikamatsu Monzaemon.