Waka: Classical and Medieval Japanese Poetry and Poetics

From imperial poetry contests to ribald poetry parties, poetry was a central part of premodern Japanese social and political life. Discover classical love poetry, noh chant, death poems, and popular songs. Learn about the poetic language used to compose Japanese poetry including: kigo, kiriji, and makura-kotoba. Finally, learn to play a poetry game.

SCA Name:
Sǫlveig Þrándardóttir
Mundane Name:
Barbara Nostrand, PhD
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