Lecture 7 - Lecture 7 1/28/2010 The Kamakura Period h -...

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Lecture 7 1/28/2010 The Kamakura Period h - 1185—1333 - rise of the warrior class privitatization of rice lands (shouen gained money through tax collection of these lands agricultural based pyramid scheme - Wars 1180-85 - Development of “war tales” as a genre - Persistence of aristocratic culture - Pervasiveness of the idea of mappou 1& - “end of the Buddhist law” gunki monogatari - oral tradition, dramatic narrative - biwa houshi blind monks who were musician/storytellers - written texts much later - stories were episodic, not in chronological order Record of the Masakado Rebellion Shoumonki a&& - written in kanbun - Taira (1) no Masakado (903-940) - Minamoto (1) assist imperial forces The Fugjiwara Regency ± The Office of the Retired Emperor - Fujiwara dominance begins with Yoshifusa (850-880) in 866 Michinaga (966-1027) marries four daugeters to four emperors and is grandfather to four more emperors
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2010 for the course JPN JPN 102 taught by Professor Josephsorensen during the Winter '10 term at UC Davis.

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Lecture 7 - Lecture 7 1/28/2010 The Kamakura Period h -...

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