Tale Of Genji
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... IN THE TALE OF GENJI, A GREAT IMPORTANCE IS PLACED ON ART. PEOPLE GAIN RESPECT AND ADMIRATION BASED ON THEIR MUSICAL, PAINTING AND WRITING ABILITY. HOW DOES THIS VALUE SYSTEM COMPARE TO THAT OF
Art and literature flourished in Japan even in ancient times. Japanese writings showed that ancient Japanese placed great premium on culture such as painting, poetry, prose, music, dramatic performances and all genres of literature. Ancient writers and artists i.e. poets, musicians, painters were then hailed as an elite group who were notches above the rest and special groups of people to be venerated and esteemed with high regard. And such wri...