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Mapping courtship and kinship in classical Japan : the Tale of Genji and its predecessors / Doris G. Bargen.

Author/Creator:
Bargen, Doris G., author.
Publication:
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
xix, 372 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Japanese literature -- Heian period, 794-1185 -- History and criticism.
Courtship in literature.
Kinship in literature.
Murasaki Shikibu, 978?- Genji monogatari.
Genji monogatari (Murasaki Shikibu).
Japanese literature -- Heian period.
Form/Genre:
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Contents:
Physical space: the sites of courtship
Conceptual space: the Heian marital system
Narrating courtship through a gap
Courtship in mid-Heian writings
Genji: courtship as play and performance
Murasaki: kaimami through a woman's eyes
Exiting the maze.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780824851545 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0824851544 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
904756066
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