Authorizing the Shogunate

Ritual and Material Symbolism in the Literary Construction of Warrior Order

Vyjayanthi R. Selinger, Bowdoin College

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€96,00
$125.00
ISBN13: 
9789004248106
E-ISBN: 
9789004255333
Publication Year: 
2013
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Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
xvi, 196 pp.
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ISSN: 
0925-6512
Volume: 
44

Torquil Duthie, University of California, Los Angeles

In Man’yōshū and the Imperial Imagination in Early Japan, Torquil Duthie examines the literary representation of the late seventh-century Yamato court as a realm of "all under heaven."
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Volume: 
45
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004251717
Publication date: 
January 2014

Yoshiko Imaizumi, Meiji Shrine Research Institute

Sacred Space in the Modern City offers new and original perspectives on a number of controversial issues and important questions concerning Japanese pre- and post-war ideology and identity. The author uses Meiji shrine as a lens with which to investigate the nature of the society that created,...
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Volume: 
43
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004248199
Publication date: 
July 2013

Joshua A. Fogel, York University

In Japanese Historiography and the Gold Seal of 57 C.E., Joshua Fogel examines the waves of historiographical analysis that this first item to pass officially from China to Japan has undergone in the two-plus centuries since its discovery.
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Volume: 
42
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004243880
Publication date: 
June 2013

Takeshi Moriyama, Murdoch University

Crossing Boundaries in Tokugawa Society presents a vivid picure of the life of Suzuki Bokushi (1770-1842), an elite villager in a snowy province of Japan, focusing on his interaction with the changing social and cultural environment of the late Tokugawa period (1603-1868).
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Volume: 
41
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004236233
Publication date: 
January 2013

Joseph T. Sorensen, University of California at Davis

In Optical Allusions: Screens, Paintings, and Poetry in Classical Japan (ca. 800-1200), Joseph T. Sorensen illustrates how painted screens and other visual art objects contributed to the development of some of the essential characteristics of Japanese court poetry.
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Volume: 
40
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004219311
Publication date: 
July 2012

Fabian Schäfer, University of Zurich

Public Opinion – Propaganda – Ideology offers an account of the interwar discourse on the social function of the press in Japan.
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Volume: 
39
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004229136
Publication date: 
May 2012

Anna Beerens and Mark Teeuwen

Intellectual life in Edo-period Japan was sometimes harmoniously productive, sometimes destructively vicious, but never stagnant. This volume, compiled in honour of Prof. W.J. Boot, offers eleven essays that explore the intellectual scene of Edo-period Japan from a variety of perspectives.
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Volume: 
38
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004216730
Publication date: 
May 2012

Kazumi Nagaike, Oita University

By systematically analyzing the process of female fantasy formation, this book represents the first extensive critical attempt to examine Japanese women's narratives of male homosexuality, including both purely literary works (with English translations) and material derived from popular culture.
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Volume: 
37
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004216952
Publication date: 
May 2012

by Ōta Gyūichi. Translated and edited by J.S.A. Elisonas and J.P. Lamers

Shinchō-Kō ki, the work translated here into English under the title “The Chronicle of Lord Nobunaga,” is the most important source on the career of one of the best known figures in all of Japanese history—Oda Nobunaga (1534-1582), the first of the “Three Heroes&...
Series: 
Volume: 
36
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004201620
Publication date: 
June 2011

Michael F. Marra

Essays on Japan is a compilation of Professor Michael F. Marra’s essays written in the past ten years on the topics of Japanese literature, Japanese aesthetics, and the space between the two subjects.
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Volume: 
35
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004189775
Publication date: 
October 2010

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