Evanescence and Form An Introduction to Japanese Culture

ISBN-10: 1403967067
ISBN-13: 9781403967060
Edition: 2007
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Book details

List price: $37.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 9/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

This text contemplates the notion of hakanasa, the evanescence of all things, as understood by the Japanese. Their lived responses to this idea of impertanence have been various and even contradictory - from asceticism, fatalism, and conformism to hedonism, materialism, and careerism.

List of Figures
Acknowledgments
Historical Periods
The Order of Here-and-Now: Ancient, Medieval, and Early Modern Japan (to 1868)
In Spring the Cherry Blossoms
Change and Nature
Japanese Poetics and a First Consideration of Animism
Utsusemi, the Cicada's Shell
Hakanasa and mujo
Anitya in a World of Spontaneity
Life as It Seems, Nagarjuna's Emptiness
Shukke: Leaving the World
Success and Failure
The Transcendental Order / the Order of Here-and-Now
Zen, kata, and the Noh Theater
Hedonism
Matsuo Basho, Permanence and Change
Mono no aware: The Sadness of Things
Protocol and Loyal Retainers
Inner and Outer, and the Expanding Context of Modernity
Monstrosity
Change under the Transcendental Order: Late Modern Japan (1868-1970)
The Colonial Context: Adapt or Die
Explaining Japan: Linking Here-and-Now with the New World Order
Japan as Bushido
Japan as Tea-Ism
Japan as Erotic Style
In the Margins of Empire-the Rape of Nanking
Other Horrors of Life on the Margins
Kamikaze
The A-Bomb, and a New Kind of Nothing
Occupation: Radical Change as Salvation
Decadence, Moving Away from Form
To Live!
Nihil versus Nothingness
Higashiyama Kaii: Embracing Passivity
Return to Evanescence: Contemporary Japan (1970 to the Present)
Fashion, and the Joy of Evanescence
Postmodernism and a Cherry Blossom Refrain
The End of the World
Nausicaa and the Cicada-Shell World
Seeking but Never Finding
Anima, Anime, and Animism
Conclusion
Glossary of Important Terms
Notes
Works Cited
Index

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