[LMB] Barrayar-Japan parallels

David Bernat dbernat at gol.com
Tue Nov 21 09:25:25 GMT 2017


"Eric Oppen" <ravenclaweric at gmail.com> wrote:

>I was reading on Wikipedia about _jidaigeki_ (Japanese historical films)
>and got to wondering if there is a parallel in Barrayaran culture.
>
>Would Barrayaran entertainment have a whole genre of "Time of Isolation"
>movies or movie-equivalents?
>
>And I'd bet that actual Japanese _jidaigeki_ would probably be a big hit on
>Barrayar, once the language barriers were done away with.  Kind of like how
>I bet the older-fashioned Vor would eat up Elizabethan drama---Shakespeare,
>Marlowe, Kyd and all the rest of them.

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