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The Fox's Craft in Japanese Religion and Folklore: Shapeshifters, Transformations, and Duplicities

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  • 191 Nombre de pages
Focusing on recurring themes of transformation and duplicity in folklore, theology, and court and village practice, The Fox's Craf... Lire la suite
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Description

Focusing on recurring themes of transformation and duplicity in folklore, theology, and court and village practice, The Fox's Craft explores the meanings and uses of shapeshifter fox imagery in Japanese history.

Auteur

Michael Bathgate i s Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Saint Xavier University in Chicago, where he teaches courses on the comparative study of religions.



Contenu

Preface 1. The Jewel Maiden and the Murder Stone: Orientations to Shapeshifting and Signification 2. Foxes, Wives and Spirits: Shapeshifting and the Languages of Marriage 3. To Whom am I Speaking? Shapeshifting and the Semiotics of Revelation 4. The Gift of the Fox: Shapeshifting and Society in the Edo Period 5. Using the Fox: Concluding Reflections on Shapeshifting and Signification

Détails sur le produit

Titre: The Fox's Craft in Japanese Religion and Folklore: Shapeshifters, Transformations, and Duplicities
Sous-titre: Shapeshifters, Transformations, and Duplicities
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780415968218
ISBN: 978-0-415-96821-8
Format: Livre Relié
Editeur: Routledge Chapman Hall
Genre: Sociologie
nombre de pages: 191
Poids: 454g
Taille: H235mm x B162mm x T19mm
Année: 2004