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Epilogue

in Eccentric Spaces, Hidden Histories: Narrative, Ritual, and Royal Authority from The Chronicles of Japan to The Tale of the Heike

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751582
eISBN:
9780804767644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751582.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses the hidden histories in The Tale of the Heike and questions its haecceity as a canonical work. It highlights the problem concerning the relationship between space and narrative ... More


Lovable Losers: The Heike in Action and Memory

Mikael S. Adolphson and Anne Commons (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846756
eISBN:
9780824868246
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846756.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Defeated by the Seiwa Genji in the Genpei war of 1180-85, the Heike have been commemorated and celebrated during subsequent centuries in a wide range of literary and artistic works, while being ... More


Eccentric Spaces, Hidden Histories: Narrative, Ritual, and Royal Authority from The Chronicles of Japan to The Tale of the Heike

David T. Bialock

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751582
eISBN:
9780804767644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751582.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

After The Tale of Genji (c.1000), the greatest work of classical Japanese literature is the historical narrative The Tale of the Heike (13th–14th centuries). In addition to opening up fresh ... More


Introduction

in Eccentric Spaces, Hidden Histories: Narrative, Ritual, and Royal Authority from The Chronicles of Japan to The Tale of the Heike

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751582
eISBN:
9780804767644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751582.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about The Tale of the Heike and its medieval world. This volume explores the yin-yang and Daoist ideas in the Nara and early ... More


China in the Medieval Imaginary

in Eccentric Spaces, Hidden Histories: Narrative, Ritual, and Royal Authority from The Chronicles of Japan to The Tale of the Heike

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751582
eISBN:
9780804767644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751582.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the role of China in medieval Japanese spatial imaginary. It analyzes several episodes from the The Tale of the Heike variants including those centered on Taira no Kiyomori and ... More


The Apocryphal History of Kiyomori

in Eccentric Spaces, Hidden Histories: Narrative, Ritual, and Royal Authority from The Chronicles of Japan to The Tale of the Heike

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751582
eISBN:
9780804767644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751582.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the The Tale of the Heike as an apocryphal history of Taira no Kiyomori. It focuses on the episodes about Kiyomori's kaburo who served as his spies, the identification of ... More


Introduction: Trance Mediums and New Media

Heike Behrend and Martin Zillinger

in Trance Mediums and New Media: Spirit Possession in the Age of Technical Reproduction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823253807
eISBN:
9780823260966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253807.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Ongoing debates about the “return of religion” have paid little attention to the orgiastic and enthusiastic qualities of religiosity, despite a significant increase in the use of techniques of trance ... More


Spaces of Refusal: Photophobic Spirits and the Technical Medium of Photography

Heike Behrend

in Trance Mediums and New Media: Spirit Possession in the Age of Technical Reproduction

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823253807
eISBN:
9780823260966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253807.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the West, photography and spirit, far from being opposites, have been seen as peculiarly analogous and adapted to one another. Since the beginning of spirit photography in the 1860s, the camera, ... More


Pornographic Adaptations of the Classics: The Safflower (1948–1950) and The Record of the Night Battles at Dannoura (1970–1976)

Kirsten Cather

in The Art of Censorship in Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835873
eISBN:
9780824871604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835873.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on two censored Japanese classic texts: The Safflower and The Record of the Night Battles at Dannoura. The Safflower is a late eighteenth-century collection of senryu, a genre of ... More


Blurring the Lines: Repositioning the Heike

Mikael S. Adolphson and Anne Commons

in Lovable Losers: The Heike in Action and Memory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824846756
eISBN:
9780824868246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824846756.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This essay, by the editors, draws from the various chapters to address the larger goals of the volume of contextualizing and deconstructing images of the Heike (or Ise Taira) from the time of their ... More


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