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Re: [SCA-JML] Re: Bibliographies and books.

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  • Solveig Throndardottir
    Noble Cousin! Greetings from Solveig! ... As I recall, those are both primary sources for court life of the late Heian period which is rather specific. There
    Message 1 of 6 , Jun 27 7:11 AM
      Noble Cousin!

      Greetings from Solveig!
      > I honestly believe that the best way to get a feel for what life was
      > like in our period in Japan would be to read either /Genji Monogotari
      > /or Sei Shonagon's (sp??) Pillow Book. They were both written by very
      > literate and accomplished women during our period and therefore are,
      > literally, primary sources!

      As I recall, those are both primary sources for court life of the late
      Heian period which is rather specific. There is a lot more Japanese
      culture out there, and it did not stay static.

      Your Humble Servant
      Solveig Throndardottir
      Amateur Scholar
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