Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-11 of 11 items

  • Keywords: Kojiki x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Out of Place: Fetal References in Japanese Mythology and Cultural Memory

Jane Marie Law

in Imagining the Fetus: The Unborn in Myth, Religion, and Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195380040
eISBN:
9780199869077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380040.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society, World Religions

This chapter explores three references to fetal imagery in Japanese mythology and cultural memory where the fetal reference clearly works as symbol. Though historically dispersed, these three ... 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


Royalizing the Realm and the Ritualization of Violence

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/9780804751582.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter compares how the historical narratives Kojiki and Nihon shoki manipulate legendary material, focusing on the Yamato Takeru narrative and Emperor Jimmu's subjugation chronicle. It ... More


Aged Earth Gods and Majestic Imperial Ancestors: The Uses of Old Age in Early Japanese Myth

Edward R. Drott

in Buddhism and the Transformation of Old Age in Medieval Japan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851507
eISBN:
9780824868833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851507.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Chapter One examines representations of the aged body in some of Japan’s earliest texts, including the Kojiki, Nihon shoki and gazetteers (fudoki), in light of the religious, political and medical ... More


Kirino Natsuo Meets Izanami: Angry Divas Talking Back

Rebecca Copeland

in Diva Nation: Female Icons from Japanese Cultural History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520297722
eISBN:
9780520969971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297722.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Kirino Natsuo picks up where the Kojiki leaves off in Joshinki (The Goddess Chronicle), her creative retelling of the Izanami-Izanagi myth sequence. She invents an afterlife for the goddess Izanami. ... More


Ame no Uzume Crosses Boundaries

Tomoko Aoyama

in Diva Nation: Female Icons from Japanese Cultural History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520297722
eISBN:
9780520969971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520297722.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Ame no Uzume no Mikoto is widely regarded as Japan’s first comic-erotic diva. She is a shamanistic trickster goddess who appears in the eighth-century texts Kojiki and Nihon shoki. Uzume uses her ... More


Origin Myths: Susano-o, Orikuchi Shinobu, and the Imagination of Exile in Early Japan

Jonathan Stockdale

in Imagining Exile in Heian Japan: Banishment in Law, Literature, and Cult

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839833
eISBN:
9780824868659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839833.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter traces the role of exile in the earliest chronicles of the Japanese court, focusing on the banishment of the god Susano-o narrated in those royal chronicles. The chapter also explains ... More


In search of times past

Richard Bowring

in In Search of the Way: Thought and Religion in Early—Modern Japan, 1582-1860

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198795230
eISBN:
9780191836534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795230.003.0017
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, History of Ideas

This chapter traces how Motoori Norinaga built on the base provided by Kamo no Mabuchi, extending the study of the past from poetry to the Record of Ancient Matters (Kojiki). Norinaga devoted his ... More


Shinto and Kokugaku

Helen Hardacre

in Shinto

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190621711
eISBN:
9780190621742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190621711.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Examines nativist thought, Kokugaku, in relation to Shinto. Calling for wholesale rejection of Chinese influence in thought, culture, and politics, nativist scholars Motoori Norinaga, Hirata ... More


The Kami in Myth

Helen Hardacre

in Shinto

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190621711
eISBN:
9780190621742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190621711.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Discusses and compares two compilations of ancient myth, Kojiki (712) and Nihon shoki (720), emphasizing their different approaches to the “indigenous” and “the foreign.” Whereas Nihon shoki portrays ... More


The Birth and Flowering of Japanese Historiography: From Chronicles to Tales to Historical Interpretation

John R. Bentley

in The Oxford History of Historical Writing: Volume 2: 400-1400

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780199236428
eISBN:
9780191863349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199236428.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter explains how early Japanese historiography seemed to burst suddenly on the historical stage in the beginning decades of the eighth century. Kojiki (Record of Ancient Matters) was ... More


View: