skip to content
Signs from the unseen realm : Buddhist miracle tales from early medieval China Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Signs from the unseen realm : Buddhist miracle tales from early medieval China

Author: Robert Ford Campany; Yan Wang
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2012.
Series: Classics in East Asian Buddhism.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

This book will open up a new window into early medieval religion by focusing on a special genre of textsBuddhist miracle tales--little studied in Western academia. The text in question is the  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Campany, Robert Ford, 1959-
Signs from the unseen realm.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, ©2012
(OCoLC)1011050316
Named Person: Yan Wang
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Ford Campany; Yan Wang
ISBN: 9780824836023 0824836022
OCLC Number: 742519194
Description: xix, 300 pages : map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I Signs from the Unseen Realm and Buddhist Miracle Tales in Early Medieval China 1 --
Introduction 1 --
Wang Yan and the Making of Mingxiang ji 7 --
Miracle Tales and the Communities That Exchanged Them 17 --
The Idiom of Buddhism Represented in the Tales 30 --
Miracle Tales and the Sinicization of Buddhism 37 --
The Narrative Shape of the Miraculous 43 --
Religious Themes in the Text 49 --
Part II Translation: Signs from the Unseen Realm 63.
Series Title: Classics in East Asian Buddhism.
Other Titles: Buddhist miracle tales from early medieval China
Responsibility: a translation and study by Robert Ford Campany.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Taken together, the translation and study are valuable both for scholars and for undergraduates in courses on Buddhism, religious literature or Chinese religion. --Bulletin of the School of Oriental Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/742519194> # Signs from the unseen realm : Buddhist miracle tales from early medieval China
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    bgn:translationOfWork <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/742519194#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> ;
    library:oclcnum "742519194" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/hiu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/950521540#Place/honolulu> ; # Honolulu
    rdfs:comment "Unknown 'gen' value: sgp" ;
    rdfs:seeAlso <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/950521540#CreativeWork/ming_xiang_ji> ; # Ming xiang ji.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/950521540#Topic/miracles_buddhism> ; # Miracles (Buddhism)
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/174149066600965601975> ; # Yan Wang
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/950521540#Topic/buddhistiska_legender> ; # Buddhistiska legender
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BQ5775> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/950521540#Topic/religion> ; # Religion
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2001005491> ; # Buddhist legends--China
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/950521540#Topic/legende> ; # Legende
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/950521540#Topic/ubersetzung> ; # Übersetzung
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1206073> ; # China
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/950521540#Topic/buddhismus> ; # Buddhismus
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/950521540#Topic/chinesisch> ; # Chinesisch
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/950521540#Topic/mirakel_buddhism> ; # Mirakel--buddhism
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/294.344320951/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/950521540#Topic/buddhist_legends> ; # Buddhist legends
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/950521540#Place/china> ; # China.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/950521540#Topic/wundergeschichte> ; # Wundergeschichte
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1727608> ; # Buddhist legends
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1023543> ; # Miracles (Buddhism)
    schema:alternateName "Buddhist miracle tales from early medieval China" ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/174149066600965601975> ; # Yan Wang
    schema:copyrightYear "2012" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/51911217> ; # Robert Ford Campany
    schema:datePublished "2012" ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/950521540> ;
    schema:genre "Government publication"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/950521540#Series/classics_in_east_asian_buddhism> ; # Classics in East Asian Buddhism.
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1011050316> ;
    schema:name "Signs from the unseen realm : Buddhist miracle tales from early medieval China"@en ;
    schema:productID "742519194" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/742519194#PublicationEvent/honolulu_university_of_hawaii_press_2012> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/950521540#Agent/university_of_hawaii_press> ; # University of Hawaiʻi Press
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780824836023> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/742519194> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/950521540#Agent/university_of_hawaii_press> # University of Hawaiʻi Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "University of Hawaiʻi Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/950521540#Series/classics_in_east_asian_buddhism> # Classics in East Asian Buddhism.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/742519194> ; # Signs from the unseen realm : Buddhist miracle tales from early medieval China
    schema:name "Classics in East Asian Buddhism." ;
    schema:name "Classics in East Asian Buddhism" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/950521540#Topic/buddhistiska_legender> # Buddhistiska legender
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Buddhistiska legender"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/950521540#Topic/miracles_buddhism> # Miracles (Buddhism)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Miracles (Buddhism)"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/950521540#Topic/mirakel_buddhism> # Mirakel--buddhism
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Mirakel--buddhism"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2001005491> # Buddhist legends--China
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Buddhist legends--China"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1023543> # Miracles (Buddhism)
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Miracles (Buddhism)"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1206073> # China
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "China" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1727608> # Buddhist legends
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Buddhist legends"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/174149066600965601975> # Yan Wang
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Wang" ;
    schema:givenName "Yan" ;
    schema:name "Yan Wang" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/51911217> # Robert Ford Campany
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1959" ;
    schema:familyName "Campany" ;
    schema:givenName "Robert Ford" ;
    schema:name "Robert Ford Campany" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780824836023>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0824836022" ;
    schema:isbn "9780824836023" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1011050316>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Signs from the unseen realm." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/742519194> ; # Signs from the unseen realm : Buddhist miracle tales from early medieval China
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/742519194>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/742519194> ; # Signs from the unseen realm : Buddhist miracle tales from early medieval China
    schema:dateModified "2018-05-19" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.