Where does Atsumori take place?

Where does Atsumori take place?

Where does Atsumori take place?

Atsumori (play)
PlaceSuma-ku, Kobe
Timeend of 12th Century
SourcesHeike monogatari Genji monogatari Ise monogatari Kokinshū
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Where does the play Atsumori take place at?

The play begins with Renshō's arrival at Ichi-no-Tani, also known as Suma, a location which features prominently in a number of classic texts, and thus has many layers of significance within the Noh; references are made throughout the play to other events that took place there, in particular those of the Genji monogatari and Ise monogatari.

How old was Atsumori when he was killed?

Atsumori's death is portrayed tragically in the Heike monogatari ( Tale of the Heike ), from which this and many other works stem. Atsumori, roughly 16 years old at the time of the battle of Ichi-no-Tani (1184), was killed by the Minamoto warrior Kumagai Naozane.

Who is the anonymous villager in Atsumori?

Between the two acts, there is a kyōgen interlude, as is quite common and traditional in Noh. A kyōgen performer, playing an anonymous villager, speaks with Renshō and relates to the audience the background of the story of Atsumori, Kumagai and the battle of Ichi-no-tani.

What kind of Noh play is Ikuta Atsumori?

Ikuta Atsumori (also known as Ikuta) - a related Noh play centering on Atsumori. Tadanori - a related Noh play centering on another Taira killed in the same battle. Ichinotani Futaba Gunki - a jōruri and Kabuki play which relates much the same events.

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