Tameie Fujiwara no Biography

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Fujiwara no Tameie is probably remembered best as the favored son of the remarkable poet and literary scholar Fujiwara no Teika and as the father of the founders of the three important poetic schools that engaged in vigorous rivalry for generations to come: the Nij, the Kygoku, and the Reizei. Yet Tameie left behind nearly 5,600 poems, and through these poems, his judgments at poem contests, his efforts in teaching, and his editorship of imperial anthologies, he exerted tremendous influence on the poetry of his day. Three hundred thirty-two of his poems appear in imperial anthologies, beginning with the Shin chokusenshu (New Imperial Collection, 1234). His conservative views, which diverge significantly from those of his father, became the foundation for Nij poetics and the source of contrast for the competing Reizei and Kygoku schools. Perhaps as a result of the creative decline of the Nij poets who followed him...

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