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A play by one of Britain's foremost verse playwrights Two pairs of lovers are threatened with death by the jealousy of a cunning and powerful lord. But love is not easily crushed, and its ultimate triumph transforms the whole of society. Taking the storyline of an eighteenth century puppet play by the great Japanese playwright, Chikamatsu Monzaemon, Peter Oswald has written a new play in iambic pentameters for living actors."An elaborate, philosophically nuanced and often funny tale of love" (Independent)

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780413715104
ISBN-10: 0413715108
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 126mm x 6mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Methuen Drama
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 14-Apr-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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