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Bunraku dates back to the 17th century; this collection documents its revival in the second half of the 20th century, through more than 12,500 slides and nearly 7,000 black-and-white photographs of rehearsals and performances, as well as textual and audio materials. The collection's significance for research and teaching spans a number of fields: literature, drama, history, cultural studies, and more.

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Yukahon and translation of Act 8 from The League of the 47 Ronin / Kanadehon Chūshingura / 仮名手本忠臣蔵

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