Shinkokinshu

Shinkokinshu - - Prevalent themes: (Find out!) Discussion...

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Shinkokinshū -- New Collection of Ancient and Modern Poems - The anthology was completed by Fujiwara no Teika in 1205, in response to the Imperial order. - The poems in the collection are stylistically more elaborated than those in Man’yōshū while criticized for their artificiality and general lack of spontaneity. - The virtue of the collection can be described as its elegantly-composed verses. - Tanka syllable pattern (5-7-5-7-7) became a decisive.
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Unformatted text preview: - Prevalent themes: (Find out!) Discussion Question: In Shinkokinsh, same phrases such as hana (cherry blossom), aki no ygure, (sunset/early evening in autumn), nagamureba when I stare at are often used and creating certain patterns in the poems. What do you think this tendency suggest? Also, compared with the poems in Manysh , what is the definite difference in this tendency?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2008 for the course MODL 398 taught by Professor Amano during the Spring '08 term at UNL.

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