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of the Nara period: exploring Classical Japanese and representations of Home Life in Man'yōshū


Gender Percentage

Percentage of the Manyoshu author's gender is interesting because there is a large portion of poems by female authors in Manyoshu. Comparing to China at that time, we are surprised by the amount of female poems. Note: the following data only include the data from Chapter one and Chapter Two.

Num. 21 20 14 10 0 Male Poet Female Poet

Female Author: 14

Male Author: 21