The plays of the fifth group, with their great variety, can be divided into a number of subgroups. However, it is often difficult to draw clearcut lines between groups as classifications differ from school to school, and from one scholar to another. The classification attempted in this book is based strictly on the dramatic and structural characteristics of the individual plays.
Cornell East Asia Series #161
Distributed for Cornell University East Asia Program
Author: Comee, Stephen; Shimazaki, Chifumi;