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A study on the hair style of women in beauty genre paintings during the Edo period.

  • 日本硏究
  • 2020, (52), pp.223-239
  • DOI : 10.20404/jscau.2020.02.52.223
  • Publisher : The Center for Japanese Studies
  • Research Area : Humanities > Japanese Language and Literature
  • Received : December 31, 2019
  • Accepted : January 29, 2020
  • Published : February 20, 2020

milim Lee 1

1성결대학교

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ABSTRACT

It is undeniable that for women, the head is worth burning up all of their own vitality, regardless of age, region, class, occupation and age. The Edo period is the time when In the history of Japanese women, Japan, Japan, has bloomed most beautifully. Not only that, but it is also a special time when various measures were sought to make their black hair more beautiful. Prostitute was part of the role of creating the beauty of the Japanese hair until the middle and late years with an unbound sense of the times. And it was Yakusha, or the actor, who was in charge of the other part. When the beauty of a young boy became popular due to the popularity of the play(Wakasyukabuki-若衆歌舞伎), it was Wakasyu(若衆髷) that upgraded the beauty of her Ironically, the places of the two Big Bad Places in the Edo period, and a theater became the birthplace of popular culture. The people who succeeded this development were none other than the merchant class in Edo period , which was helped by the economic recovery(Chonin-町人). In this study, more than 300 types of hair styles were created in the Edo period, and as of now, Japanese hair, which is actively used in traditional arts or non-day-to-day fields.

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