EDO PERIOD LITERATURE


EDO PERIOD LITERATURE

Historical dictionary of modern Japanese literature and theater. . 2009.

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  • Edo Meisho Zue — is an illustrated guide describing famous places and depicting their scenery in pre 1868 Tokyo, then known as Edo. It was printed using Japanese woodblock printing techniques in 20 books divided among seven volumes. Initially published in 1834… …   Wikipedia

  • Edo culture — Cultural period of Japanese history corresponding to the Tokugawa period of governance (1603–1867). Tokugawa Ieyasu, the first Tokugawa shogun, chose Edo (present day Tokyo) as Japan s new capital, and it became one of the largest cities of its… …   Universalium

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  • TOKUGAWA LITERATURE —    Lasting from roughly 1600 through 1868, the Tokugawa period witnessed over two centuries of cultural and literary flowering during a time of relative isolation from the West. Since the political capital shifted from Kyoto to Edo, it is also… …   Japanese literature and theater

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