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Lovable Losers : the Heike in Action and Memory

Author: Mikael S Adolphson; Anne Commons
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Taira family.; Taira family; Taira family.
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mikael S Adolphson; Anne Commons
ISBN: 9780824846756 0824846753
OCLC Number: 904047278
Description: xiv, 284 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Blurring the lines: repositioning the Taira / Mikael S. Adolphson and Anne Commons --
Fukuhara: Kiyomori's lost capital / Mikael S. Adolphson --
Heike trade and the meaning of wealth / Charlotte von Verschuer --
Kiyomori, Itsukushima, and Fukuhara / Heather Blair --
The Heike poets / Anne Commons --
Heike nokyo as repertoire: contextualizing Kiyomori's devotional practice of copying sutras / Monika Dix --
Fact and fiction in the Heike monogatari / Takahashi Masaaki --
Survival and salvation in the Heike monogatari: reassessing the legacy of Kenreimon'in / Lori Meeks --
Horrified victors: spirit pacification of Taira losers / Naoko Gunji --
A miracle at Morihisa's execution: reading legends of the origin of Kiyomizudera / X. Jie Yang --
Envisioning the classics: the tale of the Heike in Edo-period comicbooks / Adam L. Kern --
Kiyomori and his family in postwar Japan: Mizoguchi's Shin Heike monogatari (The new tale of the Heike) / Hitomi Tonomura.
Responsibility: edited by Mikael S. Adolphson and Anne Commons.
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