This week on the podcast, we’re all about literature. We’ll be exploring the varieties of poetry and prose that have made the Heian period one of the golden ages of literary flourishing in Japanese history.
Sorensen, Joseph T. “Canons of Courtly Taste” in Japan Emerging: Premodern History to 1850
McCullough, Helen Craig. “Aristocratic Culture” in The Cambridge History of Japan, Vol II: Heian Japan
Brower, Robert, and Earl Miner. Japanese Court Poetry.