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Re: Dressing blondes (was Re: [SCA-JML] Playing dress-upwithaviscount)

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  • Anthony J. Bryant
    ... Well, that sort of thing was quite common. Heck, different Imperial consorts had their own rival salons, as well, competing for the culture-vulture appeal
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 24, 2001
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      Barbara Nostrand wrote:

      > Baron Edward!
      >
      > 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.

      Well, that sort of thing was quite common. Heck, different Imperial consorts
      had their own rival salons, as well, competing for the culture-vulture
      appeal <G>.

      That was the whole deal with the Murasaki Shikibu - Sei Shonagon rivalry;
      one served Teishi (Sei) and the other Shôshi (Murasaki).

      Effingham
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