Golden Age of Literature and Drama
Writing and Drama of Japan.
Japanese drama dates back to about 600s and doing Shinto dances. there was a special drama called noh "a retelling" the actors would ware wooden masks. The masks would show emotion for the character. Drama was for the upper class and the lower class also another drama was kabuki which was singing and dancing.
Tale of Genji
During the early 800s Japan and china ended there diplomatic relations because Japan had learned enough about china. Murasaki wrote The Tale of Genji its about a life as a prince in the imperial. The Tale of Genji was the only novel at the time that was realistic and focused on one individual. This story effected Japan in a great way.