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Author Porcu, Elisabetta.

Title Pure Land Buddhism in modern Japanese culture [electronic resource] / by Elisabetta Porcu.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 263 p. : ill.
Series Numen book series, 0169-8834 ; v. 121
Studies in the history of religions ; 121.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-258) and index.
Contents Creating images of Japanese Buddhism and culture -- Japanese Buddhism and culture at the World's Parliament of Religions -- Okakura Kakuzo's English writings and cultural nationalism -- Representations of Japan and Japanese Buddhism during World War II -- Suzuki Daisetsu and his legacy -- Suzuki Daisetsu in the Shin Buddhist context -- Shin Buddhism from the viewpoint of the Kyoto school -- Jodo Shinshu and literature -- Everyday life in a Jodo Shinshu temple: Niwa Fumio's the Buddha tree -- Jodo Shinshu in the narrative writing of Natsume Soseki -- A young poetess and Jodo Shinshu: Kaneko Misuzu -- Itsuki Hiroyuki: a best-selling writer and Jodo Shinshu -- Literary reflections on personal experiences within Jodo Shinshu -- Harold H. Stewart's By the old walls of Kyoto -- The theme of death from the perspective of Jodo Shinshu: Aoki Shinmon's Coffinman: the journal of a Buddhist mortician -- Pure Land Buddhism and creative arts -- Aesthetics and religion in Yanagi Muneyoshi -- Yanagi and cultural nationalism -- The woodblock artist Munakata Shiko and tariki -- Representations of the Pure Land in contemporary visual arts -- Recent trends in contemporary Japanese visual arts: Mori Mariko's Pure land -- Pure Land Buddhism and the tea ceremony -- Images of chanoyu -- Pure Land Buddhism in the tradition of chanoyu -- A connection between the Honganji-ha and chanoyu: the Yabunouchi school of tea -- Traditional culture in a Jodo Shinshu temple: chanoyu at an Otani-ha temple.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Pure Land Buddhism -- Japan.
Japan -- Civilization -- Pure Land influences.
Japan -- Civilization -- 1868-
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9789004164710 (hardback : alk. paper)
9789047443056 (e-book)

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