(first performed 1748)

a bunraku master with a female puppet

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Chushingura
  • Also known as: The Treasury of Loyal Retainers
  • Dates: first performed 1748
  • Place: Japan
  • Language: Japanese
  • What it was: a Bunraku (puppet play) about the "47 Ronin," by Takeda Izumo, Miyoshi Shôraku, and Namiki Senryû

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