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Murasaki Shikibu's The tale of Genji : philosophical perspectives

Author: James McMullen
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2019.
Series: Oxford studies in philosophy and literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The essays in this collection engage with Murasaki Shikibu's The Tale Genji as a work of philosophical significance, analyzing the text from a wide range of perspectives. The essays touch on almost  Read more...

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Murasaki Shikibu's The tale of genji
New York : Oxford University Press, 2019
(DLC) 2018048448
Named Person: Murasaki Shikibu
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James McMullen
ISBN: 9780190654986 0190654988 9780190654979 019065497X
OCLC Number: 1057241901
Description: xxii, 304 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The structure of Genji's career : myth, politics, and pride / Royall Tyler --
The epistemology of space in The tale of Genji / Wiebke Denecke --
Ritual, moral personhood, and spirit possession in The tale of Genji / James McMullen --
Flares in the garden, darkness in the heart : exteriority, interiority, and the role of poems in The tale of Genji / Edward Kamens --
Calligraphy, aesthetics, and character in The tale of Genji / Tomoko Sakomura --
Genji's gardens : negotiating nature at the Heian court / Ivo Smits --
Rethinking gender in The tale of Genji / Rajyashree Pandey --
Murasaki's "mind ground" : a Buddhist theory of the novel / Melissa McCormick.
Series Title: Oxford studies in philosophy and literature.
Responsibility: edited by James McMullen.

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