Japanese Poetry of Ancient times

Japanese Poetry of Ancient times - Read about sick people's...

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Read about sick people’s souls leaving their body and Shamans bringing them back 6 places a soul can reside- king’s palace in the poem- soul can be urged with proper techniques and prayers Japanese Poetry of Ancient times - 6 th , 7 th , 8 th centuries when they were becoming acquainted with Chinese civilization and adding to their own, knew about Chinese collecting their poetry (Classic of Odes, Songs of Chu, etc.). knew about 2 more: - 1. Literary Anthology- compiled in 6 th century CE- Xiao Tong- collected literature that he loved at this time. 434 poems out of the 7__ - 58% poems. Poems are more recent than CofO and SofC. No Confucian interpretations in these selection- Confucianism divorced from fine writing at this point. - 2. New Songs from a Jade Terrace- 6 th century Xu Ling- mainly love or erotic songs/poetry about ladies - No Japanese written language at this time- only Chinese. - Once they learned classical Chinese, writers made their own Chinese poetry (foreign language). -
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