Document Type

Research Paper

Publication Date

2016

Abstract

This paper analyses the artistic elements of Shunga, or Japanese erotic art, produced throughout the Edo period. It also discusses the historical, economic, and social factors that culminated in Shunga's production and consumption as a popular urban commodity.

Comments

This paper was nominated for the Libraries Undergraduate Research Award by Massimiliano Tomas, faculty in Western Washington University’s East Asian Studies department.

Warning: This report contains sexually explicit images.

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