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Shedding light on a wide range of cross-cultural concerns and encounters, going far beyond narrow theological specialisation, the author argues that any successful process of missiological inculturation demands a serious antholopological consideration of indigenous faith.
Cheryl A. Crowley
This book uses the haikai verse and paintings of the brilliant, innovative artist Yosa Buson as a focal point from which to explore how early modern Japanese writers competed for artistic authority and social prestige.
John R. Bentley
This reexamination of the much-maligned text of Sendai kuji hongi provides a new look into early Japanese historiography, as well as a window to a variant view of the Japanese imperial lineage, and information on important families such as the Mononobe and Owari.
This book, which deals with the life and ideas of the poet and philosopher Tadano Makuzu (1763-1825), presents insights into gender discourses of the late Tokugawa period (1600-1868), and thereby opens a way to break away from conventional intellectual history.
This book sheds light on Japan’s underground theatre in a time of its most intense, creative and original productions, viz. 1960-2000, investigating the interrelationship of aesthetics and politics in the period 1960-2000. The first history of avant-garde theatre in Japan.
Helen S.E. Parker
This study highlights the relationships between different genres of traditional Japanese theatre through plot repetition and illustrated analysis of performances.
Christopher I. Beckwith
This book describes the Koguryo language, which was once spoken in Manchuria and Korea, including Koguryo and Japanese ethnolinguistic history, Koguryo’s genetic relationship to Japanese, Koguryo phonology, and the Koguryo lexicon. It also analyzes the phonology of archaic Northeastern Chinese.
This book sketches the life and poetry of Kobayishi Issa, a major Japanese haiku poet, and tries to identify the sources of his bold individualism and all-embracing humanism in terms of his long and checkered carrier.
This work on Hiratsuka Raichō at last fully assesses her key role in the history of the Japanese women's movement. A full and contextual analysis of the life (1886-1971) and work of this leading Japanese feminist.
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