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Emptiness and temporality

Esperanza U. Ramirez-Christensen

Emptiness and temporality

Buddhism and medieval Japanese poetics

by Esperanza U. Ramirez-Christensen

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Shinkei, -- 1406-1475.,
  • Renga -- History and criticism.,
  • Buddhism and literature -- Japan.,
  • Japanese poetry -- 1185-1600 -- History and criticism.,
  • Poetics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-196) and index.

    StatementEsperanza Ramirez-Christensen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL732.R4 R27 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 208 p. ;
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18734388M
    ISBN 100804748888
    ISBN 109780804748889
    LC Control Number2007041851

    In a series of oppositions, Shinkei initially equates the shinku-soku contrast with the Buddhist dialectic. The central tenet of Shinkei's poetics is that renga's poetry lies in the relations between the individual verses, not in the verses themselves. In other words, renga's poetry is always in an absolute sense invisible in, and has to be extrapolated from, the linguistic surface of the.   Emptiness and Temporality is an account of classical Japanese poetics based, for the first time, on the two concepts of emptiness (J. kū) and temporality (mujō) that ground the medieval practice and understanding of poetry. It clarifies the unique structure Author: Alisa Freedman.

      To understand the Christian contours of religion, Corrigan suggests scholars must reckon with Christianity’s evocative emptiness. Notably, in Corrigan’s interpretation, emptiness is a pretty full analytic. It conveys approaches to language and culture, subjectivity and space, temporality and social demarcation.   Emptiness and Temporality is an account of classical Japanese poetics based, for the first time, on the two concepts of emptiness (J. kū) and temporality (mujō) that ground the medieval practice and understanding of poetry. It clarifies the unique structure Author: Jeffrey Mass.

    Professor Ramirez-Christensen's book, Emptiness and Temporality, is a compelling journey into the mind of poet/priest Shinkei (), especially for practitioners and serious students of linked poetry. Emptiness and Temporality: Buddhism and Japanese Poetics. Marx scholarship in Germany (e.g., Haug, Backhaus, Wolf, Heinrich, Elbe, Reichelt, Arndt) and Italy (e.g., Fineschi, Finelli, Musto, Bellofiore) have produced many fine works in recent decades, and due to the outstanding and meticulous work of the editors and translators of the Historical Materialism Book Series (Brill and Haymarket), some of that scholarship is now becoming .


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Emptiness and Temporality constitutes a radically new definition of Japanese poetry from the medieval period onward as a symbolist poetry, a figuration of the sacred rather than a representation of nature, and reveals how the spiritual or moral dimension is essential to an understanding of traditional Japanese aesthetic ideals and practices, such as Nô performance, Cited by: 2.

Overview. Emptiness and Temporality is an account of classical Japanese poetics based, for the first time, on the two concepts of emptiness (J. kū) and temporality (mujō) that ground the medieval practice and understanding of poetry. It clarifies the unique structure of the collective poetic genre called renga (linked poetry) Author: Esperanza Ramirez-Christensen.

Emptiness and Temporality is an account of classical Japanese poetics based, for the first time, on the two concepts of emptiness (J. kū) and temporality (mujō) that ground the medieval practice and understanding of : Stanford University Press.

Book Description: Emptiness and Temporality is an account of classical Japanese poetics based, for the first time, on the two concepts of emptiness (J.kū) and temporality (mujō) that ground the medieval practice and understanding of poetry.

Emptiness and Temporality constitutes a radically new definition of Japanese poetry from the medieval period onward as a symbolist poetry, a figuration of the sacred rather than a representation of nature, and reveals how the spiritual or moral dimension is essential to an understanding of traditional Japanese aesthetic ideals and practices, such as No performance.

Emptiness and Temporality constitutes a radically new definition of Japanese poetry from the medieval period onward as a symbolist poetry, a figuration of the sacred rather than a representation of nature, and reveals how the spiritual or moral dimension is essential to an understanding of traditional Japanese aesthetic ideals and practices, such as Nô performance.

But Emptiness and Temporality is such a book. It is an example of impeccable scholarship by an author with a thorough knowledge of source materials and a broad, interdisciplinary theoretical. In her latest book, A Philosophy of Emptiness, Gay Watson offers an alternative view of emptiness, leading us first through the teachings of early and non-Western philosophies most concerned with practice, into a wide-ranging exploration of the contemporary world of science, philosophy, art, music, literature and dance -- from Buddhism, Taoism 4/5(7).

this whole study”), Emptiness and Temporality is a wonderful book in its own right, independent of the translation that inspired it. As a sophisticated theoretical appre-hension of medieval Japanese poetry and aesthetics, it stands as an important new.

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kū) and temporality (mujō) that ground the medieval practice and understanding of poetry. It clarifies the unique structure of the collective poetic genre called renga (linked poetry). It is not often that, reading a book by a colleague, you wish after almost every sentence that you had written it yourself.

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Emptiness and Temporality: Buddhism and Medieval Japanese Poetics. By Esperanza Ramirez-Christensen. Stanford University. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Emptiness and Temporality: Buddhism and Medieval Japanese Poetics (Hardcover) at nd: Esperanza Ramirez-Christensen. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Emptiness and Temporality is an account of classical Japanese poetics that takes its starting point in the two Buddhist concepts of emptiness (J.

ku) and temporality (mujo) that ground the medieval understanding of poetry, and examines their affinity with contemporary Western theory, particularly Derridean differance and. Murmured Conversations is the first complete and rigorously annotated translation of Sasamegoto (–), considered the most important and representative poetic treatise of the medieval period in Japan because of its thoroughgoing construction of poetry as a way to attain, and signify through language, the mental liberation (satori) that is the goal of Buddhist practice.5/5(1).

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Emptiness and Temporality, though physically thinner than its predecessors, is intellectually weightier and made so by a very ambitious agenda. I fully share one of Ramirez-Christensen’s core assumptions—namely, that some understanding of Mahayana Buddhism is requisite for grasping what is going on in much of medieval Japan’s poetry.

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