Wiki Category: Kintoshu

Kintōshū

Kintōshū

Kintōshū The Kintōshū is a personal collection of poetry compiled by Fujiwara no Kintō containing 385 poems. The personal collection is also useful to us as it alludes to the Utsubo Monogatari which has allowed scholoars to date that work to the 10th Century.1 Footnotes 1. Louis Frederic, translated by[...]

Utsubo Monogatari

Utsubo Monogatari

Utsubo Monogatari The Utsubo Monogatari (うつほ 物語 – Tale of the Hollow Tree) is a piece of Japanese literature thought to have been authored by Minamoto no Shitagō, although we are unsure if this is true. Composition Composed in 14 chapters, it is said to be a rather realistic tale,[...]

Fujiwara no Kintō

Fujiwara no Kintō

  Period: Heian Period Occupation: Poet, Caligrapher, Statesman. Family: Fujiwara no Yoritada (father) Fujiwara no Sadayori (son) Birth: 966AD Death: 1041AD Fujiwara no Kintō Fujiwara no Kintō (藤原 公任) was a renowned member of the Fujiwara Clan living from 966-1041AD.12 He was the son of Fujiwara no Yoritada12 and had[...]