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Unformatted text preview: psyche in a way that encompasses so many issues for so many audiences in so many media.” (1) 1848 Woodblock Print Series: “The Faithful Samurai” by Kuniyoshi-Series I: each of the 47 ronin are illustrated with text on their accomplishments and character-Series II: prints and stories of the “faithful hearts”, those close in some way to the 47 1868: 26 Samurai wives killed themselves so that their Samurai husband can fight without worrying about the family Counter Argument: in the domain of samurai only 47 of them are loyal with their ideals (47 out of hundreds). Even in 17 th century only 47 are loyal....
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This note was uploaded on 06/05/2010 for the course EACS 4A taught by Professor Ji during the Winter '06 term at UCSB.
- Winter '06