Category: Medieval Art, History, and Literature

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Blog Assignment – The Pillow Book

In the style of Sei Shonagon, post the following four posts to schoollesstravelled….  Hateful Things Embarrassing Things Pleasing Things Remember that Sei Shonagon was a “blogger” who blogged about court life in imperial Japan...

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Sakuntala and the Ring of Recollection – Kalidasa, early 5th century

Kalidasa, Sanskrit playwright, reveals his naturalistic values in Sakuntula and the Ring of Recollection.  The play takes place in the mullai forest and is a love story about a King named Dushyanta and a beautiful...