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Ikenouchi, Nobuyoshi
Ikenouchi, Nobuyoshi

Ikenouchi, Nobuyoshi

Explanation of No Plays: A Vade Mecum for Spectators

Translated into English by Y. Negishi. [Tokyo]: Sunjusha, [1925]. Octavo, wraps. Four hole side-stitch, bound with white string. 11 unpaginated black and white plates with tissue paper + 39pp.

Signed on the title page by the translator, Timothy Yoshitaro Negishi, a long-tenured professor at St. Paul’s University in Tokyo.

Good (+) condition, with moderate wear and a soft bump to the top fore-corner of the textblock. Only a few tatters remain of the paper strip which it appears once covered the spine.

A concise and authoritative introduction to the various aspects of Noh drama, by one of the principal figures in the Japanese Noh revival of the early 20th century.

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