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“Life is a lying dream, he only wakes who casts the world aside.” — Zeami Motokiyo (1363-1443)

The theater par excellence of “the world cast aside” is noh. Its roots are in 14th-century Japan. Its greatest practitioner — as writer, performer and theorist — is said to have been Zeami Motokiyo, who wrote, “A man’s life has an end, but there is no end to the pursuit of noh.”

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