Read Japanese Literature

High and Low Literature in Edo Japan

February 08, 2022 Alison Fincher Season 1 Episode 6
Read Japanese Literature
High and Low Literature in Edo Japan
Show Notes

How does “this fleeting world” transform from a Buddhist precept to a name for the red-light district?

What did reading look like in early Modern Japan?

And how many dildos does a man need to pack for a trip to the Island of Women?

For notes, links to the suggested reading, and an illustration of sailing to the Island of Women, please visit the episode's webpage.