Lecture12

Lecture12 - art of communication dressing well or Japanese dance Tokugawa Period “Play”-Tsu-Courtesan quarters and kabuki district-Salon

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EACS 4A 2.24.10: Asobi: Savoir Faire. Play for Reputation  Heian Period (From Murasaki Shikibu’s diary) “I was absent from the mansion the day…the beach were written the words:…” (Reader,  249) Hirou=stone and ishi are words to describe the game of  go Sei Shonagon “Although, still wrapped in night…and waits each wanderer  who comes.” -example of exchange of poem used as form of communication between a lady and the  man that courts her Katsishika Hokusai (1760-1849)  Sei Shonagon poem illustration from the series: “Realistic Impressions of Poetry” Sei Shonagon as A Courtesan  Series Title: “The Six Poetic Geniuses Among Stylish Women” -courtesan: the ones that people admire and look up to -they are required to be very skilled at certain arts like playing string instruments, 
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Unformatted text preview: art of communication, dressing well or Japanese dance Tokugawa Period “Play”-Tsu-Courtesan quarters and kabuki district-Salon culture-Non-standard literary forms, poetry:-Haikai no renga, senryu-Kyo: kyoka, kyoshi-Non-standard literary forms, fiction:-Sharebon, kibyoshi-Grilled and Basted Edo-born Playboy, 1785 Performing arts: kabuki-ukiyo-e ukiyo= the floating world (world of pleasure); e=it means prints -asobi-e means. .playful print Chushingura, Act V (Hiroshige) …guy grabbing an old man 1881 series by Yoshitoshi of Parodies on Chushingura (Act V)…parody by using bats Tokugawa-Period Culture-“Popular culture”?-“Celebrity culture”?...
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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.

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Lecture12 - art of communication dressing well or Japanese dance Tokugawa Period “Play”-Tsu-Courtesan quarters and kabuki district-Salon

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