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Yoshimasa and the Silver Pavilion: The Creation of the Soul of Japan

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During Yoshimasa's reign, the aesthetic taste of the Japanese was shaped: the no theater flourished, Japanese gardens were developed, and the tea ceremony had its origins in a small room at the Silver Pavilion. Flower arrangement, ink painting, and shoin-zukuri architecture began or became of major importance under Yoshimasa. Poets introduced their often barely literate warlord-hosts to the literary masterpieces of the past and taught them how to compose poetry. Even the most barbarous warlord came to want the trappings ...

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Yoshimasa and the Silver Pavilion: The Creation of the Soul of Japan
2006, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231130578

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Yoshimasa and the Silver Pavilion: The Creation of the Soul of Japan
2003, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231130561

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