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...s, it also demonstrates both changes and innovations, such as sources from which poems were gleaned, topics of poems, poetic devices, and evaluative notions. Shinkokinshū is not completely separate from Kokinshū; it is a different, broader in scope anthology with many different, new aspects and is thought to be a better compilation than Kokinshū, to which I must agree.
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2. Keene, Donald. Anthology of Japanese Literature, from the Earliest Era to the Mid-nineteenth Century. New York: Grove, 1955.
3. Reading: Shinkokinshū Shirane
4. Reading: Huey “Medievalization of poetic practice”
5. Reading: Huey “The making of SKKS” intro
6. Reading: Heike monogatari
7. Handout 10 in class.
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