Lotus & Other Tales of Medieval Japan

Lotus & Other Tales of Medieval Japan

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The medieval period in Japan, spanning the years from about 1200 to 1600, was a time of rapid cultural development that saw the emergence and refinement of many new art forms. One of these was the religious folk tale, or setsuwa, many collections of which were compiled during this time. Unlike the rarified court poems and accounts of aristocratic life written during this period, setsuwa were literature for the common man. Like the classic fables and parables of the… (more)

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Publisher: Tuttle Publishing (March 15, 1997)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 200 pages

File size: 2.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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