Re: Dressing blondes (was Re: [SCA-JML] Playing dress-upwithaviscount)
- Barbara Nostrand wrote:
> Baron Edward!Well, that sort of thing was quite common. Heck, different Imperial consorts
> Greetings from Solveig! But, there are dashing captains of the palace
> guard, udaishou and other cultured and interesting people about. At
> one point, Genji sets up his own alternative imperial court. Not so
> much in a governmental sense, but in an artistic and social sense.
had their own rival salons, as well, competing for the culture-vulture
That was the whole deal with the Murasaki Shikibu - Sei Shonagon rivalry;
one served Teishi (Sei) and the other Shôshi (Murasaki).