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Wondrous Brutal Fictions presents eight seminal works from the seventeenthcentury Japanese sekkyo and kojoruri puppet theaters many translated into English for the first time. Both poignant and disturbing they range from stories of cruelty and brutality to tales of love charity and outstanding filial devotion representing the best of early Edoperiod literary and performance traditions and acting as important precursors to the Bunraku and Kabuki styles of theater.As works of Buddhist fict