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A Shared Heritage of Sensibility?: The Reception of Bai Juyi's Poetry in Japan

@inproceedings{Arntzen2008ASH,
  title={A Shared Heritage of Sensibility?: The Reception of Bai Juyi's Poetry in Japan},
  author={Sonja Arntzen},
  year={2008}
}
This paper will focus on one particular aspect of the Japanese reception of Chinese classical culture that can be traced from the Heian period (794-1185) up into the modern period. This is the millennium long absorption of the poetry of Bai Juyi (772-846.) So much has the sensibility expressed in Bai Juyi’s poetry become an integral part of Japanese literary and artistic culture that a noted art historian, Yashiro Yukio (1890-1975) could even at the height of the Pacific War cite a line from a… Expand