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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