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Seami

/siːˈɑːmɪ/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of Zeami
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  • It is interesting to see how seami deals with a subject which seems at first sight so impossible to shape into a N play.

    The N Plays of Japan Arthur Waley
  • seami (Works, p. 246) gives it as the work of his father, Kwanami Kiyotsugu.

    The N Plays of Japan Arthur Waley
  • seami tells us (Works, p. 246) that this play was written by Enami no Sayemon.

    The N Plays of Japan Arthur Waley
  • The N play is said to have been written by seami, but a version of it existed long before.

    The N Plays of Japan Arthur Waley
  • It had long been suspected that the current Kwadensho was not the work of seami.

    The N Plays of Japan Arthur Waley
  • The 14th century N-writer, seami, insists that pivot-words should be used sparingly and with discretion.

    The N Plays of Japan Arthur Waley
  • seami saw it acted as a Dengaku by his fathers contemporary Ino.

    The N Plays of Japan Arthur Waley
  • It is probable that when he first saw Kwanami he also became acquainted with the son seami, then a boy of twelve.

    The N Plays of Japan Arthur Waley
  • For seami left behind him a considerable number of treatises and autobiographical fragments.

    The N Plays of Japan Arthur Waley
  • They establish, among other things, the fact that seami wrote both words and music for most of the plays in which he performed.

    The N Plays of Japan Arthur Waley

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