The Nō Plays of Japan
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The Nō Plays of Japan

By Motokiyo Seami, Arthur Waley
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Table of Contents
  • TRANSLATIONS BY ARTHUR WALEY
    • A Hundred and Seventy Chinese Poems
      • More Translations from the Chinese
    • More Translations from the Chinese
  • THE NŌ PLAYS OF JAPAN
    • CONTENTS
    • ILLUSTRATIONS
      • KEY TO PLAN I
      • KEY TO PLAN II
    • KEY TO PLAN I
    • KEY TO PLAN II
    • INTRODUCTION
      • (1) THE NŌ STAGE.
      • (2) THE PERFORMERS.
        • (a) The Actors.
        • (b) The Chorus.
        • (c) The Musicians.
      • (a) The Actors.
      • (b) The Chorus.
      • (c) The Musicians.
      • COSTUME.
      • PROPERTIES.
      • DANCING AND ACTING.
      • THE PLAYS.
      • ORIGINS.
      • YŪGEN
      • PATRONS
      • IMITATION (Monomane).
      • APPARITIONS
      • CHILD PLAYS
      • RESTRAINT
      • NOTE ON BUDDHISM
    • (1) THE NŌ STAGE.
    • (2) THE PERFORMERS.
      • (a) The Actors.
      • (b) The Chorus.
      • (c) The Musicians.
    • (a) The Actors.
    • (b) The Chorus.
    • (c) The Musicians.
    • COSTUME.
    • PROPERTIES.
    • DANCING AND ACTING.
    • THE PLAYS.
    • ORIGINS.
    • YŪGEN
    • PATRONS
    • IMITATION (Monomane).
    • APPARITIONS
    • CHILD PLAYS
    • RESTRAINT
    • NOTE ON BUDDHISM
    • ATSUMORI, IKUTA, AND TSUNEMASA.
      • ATSUMORI
      • IKUTA
      • TSUNEMASA
    • ATSUMORI
    • IKUTA
    • TSUNEMASA
    • CHAPTER II
      • KUMASAKA
      • EBOSHI-ORI
      • BENKEI ON THE BRIDGE (HASHI-BENKEI)
    • KUMASAKA
    • EBOSHI-ORI
    • BENKEI ON THE BRIDGE (HASHI-BENKEI)
    • CHAPTER III
      • KAGEKIYO
      • HACHI NO KI
        • NOTE ON KOMACHI.
      • NOTE ON KOMACHI.
      • SOTOBA KOMACHI
    • KAGEKIYO
    • HACHI NO KI
      • NOTE ON KOMACHI.
    • NOTE ON KOMACHI.
    • SOTOBA KOMACHI
    • CHAPTER IV
      • Note on Ukai.
      • UKAI (THE CORMORANT-FISHER)
      • AYA NO TSUZUMI (THE DAMASK DRUM)
        • Note on Aoi No Uye.
      • Note on Aoi No Uye.
      • AOI NO UYE (PRINCESS HOLLYHOCK)
    • Note on Ukai.
    • UKAI (THE CORMORANT-FISHER)
    • AYA NO TSUZUMI (THE DAMASK DRUM)
      • Note on Aoi No Uye.
    • Note on Aoi No Uye.
    • AOI NO UYE (PRINCESS HOLLYHOCK)
    • CHAPTER V
      • Note on Kantan.
      • KANTAN
      • THE HŌKA PRIESTS (HŌKAZŌ)
        • Note on Hagoromo.
      • Note on Hagoromo.
      • HAGOROMO
    • Note on Kantan.
    • KANTAN
    • THE HŌKA PRIESTS (HŌKAZŌ)
      • Note on Hagoromo.
    • Note on Hagoromo.
    • HAGOROMO
    • CHAPTER VI
      • Note on Tanikō and Ikeniye.
      • TANIKŌ (THE VALLEY-HURLING)
      • IKENIYE (THE POOL-SACRIFICE)
      • HATSUYUKI (EARLY SNOW)
      • HAKU RAKUTEN
        • INTRODUCTION
        • ACT II.
      • INTRODUCTION
      • ACT II.
    • Note on Tanikō and Ikeniye.
    • TANIKŌ (THE VALLEY-HURLING)
    • IKENIYE (THE POOL-SACRIFICE)
    • HATSUYUKI (EARLY SNOW)
    • HAKU RAKUTEN
      • INTRODUCTION
      • ACT II.
    • INTRODUCTION
    • ACT II.
    • CHAPTER VII SUMMARIES
      • HANAKATAMI (THE FLOWER BASKET)
      • OMINAMESHI
      • MATSUKAZE
      • SHUNKWAN
      • AMA (THE FISHER-GIRL)
      • TAKE NO YUKI (SNOW ON THE BAMBOOS)
      • TORI-OI
      • YUYA
      • TANGO-MONOGURUI
      • IKKAKU SENNIN (THE ONE-HORNED RISHI)
      • YAMAUBA (THE DAME OF THE MOUNTAINS)
      • HOTOKE NO HARA
      • MARI (THE FOOTBALL)
      • TŌRU
      • MAI-GURUMA[213] (THE DANCE WAGGONS)
    • HANAKATAMI (THE FLOWER BASKET)
    • OMINAMESHI
    • MATSUKAZE
    • SHUNKWAN
    • AMA (THE FISHER-GIRL)
    • TAKE NO YUKI (SNOW ON THE BAMBOOS)
    • TORI-OI
    • YUYA
    • TANGO-MONOGURUI
    • IKKAKU SENNIN (THE ONE-HORNED RISHI)
    • YAMAUBA (THE DAME OF THE MOUNTAINS)
    • HOTOKE NO HARA
    • MARI (THE FOOTBALL)
    • TŌRU
    • MAI-GURUMA[213] (THE DANCE WAGGONS)
    • CHAPTER VIII KYŌGEN
      • THE BIRD-CATCHER IN HELL[215] (ESASHI JŪŌ)
    • THE BIRD-CATCHER IN HELL[215] (ESASHI JŪŌ)
    • SHORT BIBLIOGRAPHY
      • EUROPEAN
      • JAPANESE
    • EUROPEAN
    • JAPANESE
    • APPENDIX I
      • MODERN NŌ LETTERS FROM JAPAN
    • MODERN NŌ LETTERS FROM JAPAN
    • APPENDIX II
    • FOOTNOTES
    • Transcriber’s Note
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