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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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One of its sources is the seven-volume compilation of 305 ancient stories related to tea, tea-drinking and tea culture, by Shigenori Chikamatsu (1695-1778).
Murase Y, Maeda S, Yamada H, Ohkado A, Chikamatsu K, Mizuno K, et al.
Yosaku' is not a random choice, but the hero of a famous play by the renowned dramatist, Chikamatsu Monzaemon.
In an effort to help Western readers place this new figure in their mental map of world drama, and doubtless also to indicate his significance, he has from time to time been referred to by some of the still few Western critics who have written about him as the "Arab Aristophanes" (8) Theater scholars may well be reminded of the attempt by early scholars of the Japanese dramatist Chikamatsu to gain him respectability in the West by calling him the "Japanese Shakespeare" (9) Like Ibn Daniyal, Chikamatsu was not only "Oriental," but more questionable still, a writer for the puppet stage, in this case the Japanese bunraku.
Il lit les oeuvres de Chikamatsu, ce dramaturge auteur de nombreuses pieces de bunraku (theatre de marionnettes), trois traductions differentes du Genji monogatari (2), ecrit par une femme au XIe siecle, considere comme le tout premier roman japonais, et qui prefigure a son avis avec sept siecles d'avance La Nouvelle Heloise de Rousseau.
20) Comparaciones que no han sido extranas en absoluto en Occidente, ya que, por ejemplo, Kamo no Chomei es el san Francisco de Asis nipon; Monzaemon Chikamatsu, el Shakespeare japones; o el monte Fuji, el Olimpo del Pais del Sol Naciente.
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.
Shimazawa M, Chikamatsu S, Morimoto N, Mishima S, Nagai H, Hara H.
Shingo Satsutani, College of DuPage Nobuko Chikamatsu, DePaul University Miho Matsugu, DePaul University Yuki Miyamoto, DePaul University
Entrando ya en comparaciones entre Oriente y Occidente, es esta de la unidad de tiempo una teoria que defenderan dramaturgos nipones de la talla de Monzaemon Chikamatsu (1653-1725) o Nakamura Tamasuke (1778-1838), quiza no en obras teoricas como la de Lope, ya que, como ha escrito el profesor Jaime Fernandez sobre esto: "[En Japon] en [esta] epoca no se sentia la urgencia de hacerlo, y cada autor proseguia su actividad creadora sin concienciarse como una entidad peculiar independiente de los demas" (11), pero si siendo consecuente con este principio en su produccion dramatica.
Rosete se pronuncia sera montada muy pronto bajo la direccion de la experimentada Juliana Faesler, mientras que La torre del caiman, escrita en verso y montada por Pablo Cueto, todavia mas arriesgada, nacio de un intento de imitacion del bunraku o teatro de titeres japones cuyo guru es Chikamatsu.