Discourses of the vanishing modernity, phantasm, Japan (Book, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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Discourses of the vanishing modernity, phantasm, Japan

Discourses of the vanishing modernity, phantasm, Japan

Author: Marilyn Ivy
Publisher: Chicago, lll. Univ. of Chicago Press 1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Nachdr.View all editions and formats

Anxieties about the potential loss of national identity and continuity disturb many in Japan, despite widespread insistence that it has remained culturally intact. This ethnographic, historical and  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Ivy
ISBN: 0226388328 9780226388328 0226388336 9780226388335
OCLC Number: 935820719
Description: XI, 270 Seiten Illustrationen
Contents: Acknowledgments 1: National-Cultural Phantasms and Modernity's Losses 2: Itineraries of Knowledge: Trans-figuring Japan Travels of the Nation-Culture Discovering "Myself" Exotic Japan The Neo-Japonesque Re: New Japanology 3: Ghastly Insufficiencies: Tono Monogatari and the Origins of Nativist Ethnology Civilization and Its Remainders The Distance between Speech and Writing The Modern Uncanny Undecidable Authorities An Originary Discipline 4: Narrative Returns, Uncanny Topographies The Home Away from Home Museum'd Utopias Memorable Ruins Textual Recursions Reminders of the Archaic 5: Ghostly Epiphanies: Recalling the Dead on Mount Osore Memorialization and Its Others Boundaries of Excess: Markings, Offerings, Garbage Ghosts in the Machine Dividing the Voice Trance Effects: Mourning and Predictions Dialect and Transgression 6: Theatrical Crossings, Capitalist Dreams Low-Budget Kabuki and Its Promises The Grand Show Doubled Crimes, Gendered Travesties Counternarrative and Figurality Powers of Attraction Ephemeral Gifts Afterwords on Repetition and Redemption Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Marilyn Ivy


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