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THE 331x - Theatre History & Dramatic Literature I, II, & III

a course guide for THE 3311, THE 3312, and THE 3313

Literature Criticism

Literature Criticism Databases


Notable Plays

Japanese Puppet Plays (16th century – present)

  • Chikamatsu – The Love Suicides at Amijima, The Love Suicides at Sonezaki, The Battles of Coxinga, The Uprooted Pine, The Woman-Killer and the Hell of Oil, Gonza the Lancer, The Girl from Hakata, The Courier for Hell, Yosaku from Tamba

Japanese Kabuki (16th century – present)

  • Tsuruya Namboku IV, Sakurada Jisuke II, Tsuuchi Genshichi – The Scarlet Princess of Edo
  • Tsuuchi Jihei II, Tsuuchi Hanemon: Sokeroku – Flower of Edo
  • Tsuuchi Hanjur, Nakada Mansuke, et al – Saint Narukami and the God Fudō
  • Kuruwa Bunshō – Love Letter from the Licensed Quarter
  • Namiki Sōsuke, Namiki Shōzō, I Namiki Geiji, et al – Chronicle of the Battle of Ichinotani