Eccentric spaces, hidden histories : narrative, ritual, and royal authority from the chronicles of Japan to The tale of the Heike (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Eccentric spaces, hidden histories : narrative, ritual, and royal authority from the chronicles of Japan to The tale of the Heike

Author: David T Bialock
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007.
Series: Asian religions [and] cultures
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines the interrelationship between narrative, ritual, and royal authority, including discussions of Daoism, yin-yang, and Buddhist doctrine, as depicted in a variety of texts from The  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David T Bialock
ISBN: 9780804751582 0804751587
OCLC Number: 760646273
Description: xiv, 465 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Table of Contents Acknowledgments 2 Abbreviations 9 A Note to the Reader 10 Introduction 12 Part I 1. Hidden Texts: The Construction of Yin-Yang and Daoist Studies 2. The Yin and the Yang of Power 3. Recovering the Daoist Text Part II 4. Royalizing the Realm and the Ritualization of Violence 5. Peripheries of Power: Toward an Ambulatory History Part III 6. China in the Medieval Imaginary 7. Reimagining Late Heian and Early Medieval Space 8. The Apocryphal History of Kiyomori Epilogue 556 Glossary of Chinese Characters 559 Notes Bibliography 568 Index
Series Title: Asian religions [and] cultures
Responsibility: David T. Bialock.
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"Bialock focuses on overlooked details and aspects of the many subjects he treats, and he opens up new perspectives on the Heike and on the long sweep of texts and history he covers." -- <I>CHOICE Read more...

 
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