Man'YoShu And the Imperial Imagination in Early Japan : Man'yo?Shu? and the Imperial Imagination in Early Japan.

By: Duthie, TorquilSeries: Brill's Japanese Studies LibraryPublisher: Leiden : BRILL, 2014Copyright date: ©2014Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (463 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9789004264540Subject(s): Man'yōshū -- Criticism, Textual.;Nihon shoki -- Criticism, Textual.;Imperialism in literature.;Courts and courtiers in literature.;Politics and literature -- Japan -- History -- To 1500.;Political culture -- Japan -- History -- To 1500.;Japanese poetry -- To 1185 -- History and criticismGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Man'YoShu And the Imperial Imagination in Early Japan : Man'yo?Shu? and the Imperial Imagination in Early JapanDDC classification: 895.6/11 LOC classification: PL728.17.D884 2014ebOnline resources: Click to View
Contents:
Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- List of Figures -- Conventions -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Chronology of Major Events in the Nihon Shoki and Shoku Nihongi Narratives -- Part One The Literary Representation of Empire -- 1 Yamato as Empire in the Sinoscript Sphere -- The Sinic Imperial Imagination -- The Eastern Barbarians -- Yamato, the Three Han, and the Sui -- Great Tang and Great Yamato -- 2 The National Imaginings of Early Japan -- The Shape of the State -- The Imperial Nation -- Cultural Nationalism after 1945 -- Multicultural Yamato -- 3 The Imperial Configuration of Nihon -- The Names of the Ruler and the Realm -- Capitals and Calendars -- The Performance of Empire -- The Texts of Empire -- 4 Imperial Historiography and the Narrative Politics of the Jinshin Rebellion -- The Plot of the Jinshin Rebellion -- Imperial Historiography -- Tenmu and the Jinshin Rebellion in the Kojiki Preface -- Two Narratives of the Jinshin Rebellion -- The Third Narrative -- Historiographical Politics -- Prince Ōtsu and the Ōmi Court -- 5 Poetry Anthology as Imperial History -- The Man'yōshū as National Anthology -- The Compilation and Structure of the Man'yōshū -- The Man'yōshū as Imperial History -- Anthological Politics -- Imperial Chronology -- Part Two Imperial Poetry and the Politics of the First Person -- 6 The Voice of All under Heaven -- Speech and Empire -- Uta as First-Person Discourse -- Individual and Collective Voice -- Voices of Authority and Subjection -- 7 Tenmu and the Yoshino Cult -- Tenmu's Yoshino Poems -- The Yoshino Praise Poems -- The Politics of First-Person Reading -- The Voice of Universal Praise -- Yoshino and Imperial Succession after Tenmu and Jitō -- 8 The Tenmu Myth of Heavenly Descent -- Prince Kusakabe's Portrayal in the Nihon shoki -- The Lament for the Prince Peer of the Sun.
Prince Takechi's Portrayal in the Nihon shoki -- The Memory of the Jinshin War -- Mourning for Takechi -- The Tenmu Myth -- 9 The Memory of the Ōmi Capital -- Ōmi and Tenchi in the Nihon shoki -- The Ōmi Ōtsu Palace Sections of the Man'yōshū -- Hitomaro's Poems on the Ruined Ōmi Capital -- The Ōmi Capital as the Past -- 10 The Fujiwara Sovereign -- Ise and the Sun Prince -- Prince Karu -- The Poem on the Aki Fields -- The Intimate Voice -- Divine Lords -- The Fujiwara Palace Sovereign -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index.
Summary: In Man'yōshū and the Imperial Imagination in Early Japan, Torquil Duthie examines the literary representation of the late seventh-century Yamato court as a realm of "all under heaven.".
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Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- List of Figures -- Conventions -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Chronology of Major Events in the Nihon Shoki and Shoku Nihongi Narratives -- Part One The Literary Representation of Empire -- 1 Yamato as Empire in the Sinoscript Sphere -- The Sinic Imperial Imagination -- The Eastern Barbarians -- Yamato, the Three Han, and the Sui -- Great Tang and Great Yamato -- 2 The National Imaginings of Early Japan -- The Shape of the State -- The Imperial Nation -- Cultural Nationalism after 1945 -- Multicultural Yamato -- 3 The Imperial Configuration of Nihon -- The Names of the Ruler and the Realm -- Capitals and Calendars -- The Performance of Empire -- The Texts of Empire -- 4 Imperial Historiography and the Narrative Politics of the Jinshin Rebellion -- The Plot of the Jinshin Rebellion -- Imperial Historiography -- Tenmu and the Jinshin Rebellion in the Kojiki Preface -- Two Narratives of the Jinshin Rebellion -- The Third Narrative -- Historiographical Politics -- Prince Ōtsu and the Ōmi Court -- 5 Poetry Anthology as Imperial History -- The Man'yōshū as National Anthology -- The Compilation and Structure of the Man'yōshū -- The Man'yōshū as Imperial History -- Anthological Politics -- Imperial Chronology -- Part Two Imperial Poetry and the Politics of the First Person -- 6 The Voice of All under Heaven -- Speech and Empire -- Uta as First-Person Discourse -- Individual and Collective Voice -- Voices of Authority and Subjection -- 7 Tenmu and the Yoshino Cult -- Tenmu's Yoshino Poems -- The Yoshino Praise Poems -- The Politics of First-Person Reading -- The Voice of Universal Praise -- Yoshino and Imperial Succession after Tenmu and Jitō -- 8 The Tenmu Myth of Heavenly Descent -- Prince Kusakabe's Portrayal in the Nihon shoki -- The Lament for the Prince Peer of the Sun.

Prince Takechi's Portrayal in the Nihon shoki -- The Memory of the Jinshin War -- Mourning for Takechi -- The Tenmu Myth -- 9 The Memory of the Ōmi Capital -- Ōmi and Tenchi in the Nihon shoki -- The Ōmi Ōtsu Palace Sections of the Man'yōshū -- Hitomaro's Poems on the Ruined Ōmi Capital -- The Ōmi Capital as the Past -- 10 The Fujiwara Sovereign -- Ise and the Sun Prince -- Prince Karu -- The Poem on the Aki Fields -- The Intimate Voice -- Divine Lords -- The Fujiwara Palace Sovereign -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index.

In Man'yōshū and the Imperial Imagination in Early Japan, Torquil Duthie examines the literary representation of the late seventh-century Yamato court as a realm of "all under heaven.".

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