Re: Kunisada print

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Posted by manuD ( on January 13, 2020 at 20:38:58:

In Reply to: Re: Kunisada print posted by Alec W. on January 13, 2020 at 15:48:09:

I am beginning to mistrust waseda more and more.

According to kabuki21 and Horst Graebner's Kunisada project site, "Imose-yama Onna Teikin" and "Futatsu Chōchō Kuruwa Nikki" are two different plays. At first I thought that one title was that of the play, and the other that of the act (each act has a title in these plays), but that's not the case.

The kunisada project lists the two plays in 1852, both played at the Kawarazaki in 02/1852.

In fact, the play here is "Futatsu Chōchō Kuruwa Nikki", because the actor's role is Nuregami Chogoro (濡髪長五郎), played by Ichikawa Danjuro according to waseda and the Kunisada project.

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