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The digital images of photographs taken by Barbara Curtis Adachi presented in this website, under a license from Barbara Curtis Adachi, are available for non-profit educational use by students, scholars, professors and others interested in Japan’s traditional performing arts. These users may, for example, copy images by right-clicking on the image. This right is in addition to rights granted under Section 107 of the Copyright Act (“fair use”).

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Courtesy of The Barbara Curtis Adachi Bunraku Collection, C.V. Starr East Asian library, Columbia University.

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Translation of The League of the 47 Ronin

From Chushingura: The Treasury of Loyal Retainers by Takeda Izumo, Miyoshi Shōraku, and Namiki Senryū; translated by Donald Keene. Copyright © 1971 Columbia University Press. Reprinted with permission of the publisher.