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Explaining pictures : Buddhist propaganda and etoki storytelling in Japan / Ikumi Kaminishi.

By: Kaminishi, Ikumi, 1957-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai�i Press, �2006Description: 1 online resource (x, 246 pages) : illustrations (some color), map.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780824844493; 0824844491.Subject(s): Buddhist preaching -- Japan | Storytelling -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism | Buddhist painting -- Japan | Narrative painting, Japanese | Pr�edication -- Bouddhisme -- Japon | Art de conter -- Aspect religieux -- Bouddhisme | Peinture bouddhique -- Japon | Peinture narrative japonaise | Buddhist painting | Buddhist preaching | Narrative painting, Japanese | Storytelling -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism | Japan | Buddhismus | Bild | Predigt | Religi�ose Malerei | Wanderprediger | Japan | Buddhistisk m�alarkonst | Japansk m�alarkonst | Japanskt historiem�aleri | ART / Asian | Geschichte 1000-1900Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Explaining pictures.DDC classification: 294.3/437 Other classification: EI 7750 Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Introduction -- PART 1. EARLY PRACTICE OF ETOKI (LATE 10TH-MID 12TH CENTURIES) -- Etoki in History -- Deciphering the Founder of Japanese Buddhism -- PART 2. PURE LAND BUDDHISM AND ETOKI (LATE 12TH-14TH CENTURIES) -- Deciphering the Picture of Pure Land -- Etoki as Pure Land Buddhist Method of Proselytization -- PART 3. IMAGES OF ITINERANT ETOKI (14TH-16TH CENTURIES) -- Itinerant Etoki, Solicitors of Buddhism -- Deciphering the Quasi-Religious Etoki Performer -- PART 4. WOMEN AND SACRED MOUNTAINS (17TH-19TH CENTURIES) -- Kumano Images and Propaganda of Kumano for Women -- Deciphering Mountain Worship.
Action note: digitized 2011 committed to preserveSummary: Beginning with the claim that the popularisation of Buddhism in the medieval period was a phenomenon of visual culture, this book reexamines the history of medieval Japanese Buddhism. It treats Buddhist art as religious propaganda and pictorial storytelling as a form of popular culture in medieval Japan.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-239) and index.

Introduction -- PART 1. EARLY PRACTICE OF ETOKI (LATE 10TH-MID 12TH CENTURIES) -- Etoki in History -- Deciphering the Founder of Japanese Buddhism -- PART 2. PURE LAND BUDDHISM AND ETOKI (LATE 12TH-14TH CENTURIES) -- Deciphering the Picture of Pure Land -- Etoki as Pure Land Buddhist Method of Proselytization -- PART 3. IMAGES OF ITINERANT ETOKI (14TH-16TH CENTURIES) -- Itinerant Etoki, Solicitors of Buddhism -- Deciphering the Quasi-Religious Etoki Performer -- PART 4. WOMEN AND SACRED MOUNTAINS (17TH-19TH CENTURIES) -- Kumano Images and Propaganda of Kumano for Women -- Deciphering Mountain Worship.

Beginning with the claim that the popularisation of Buddhism in the medieval period was a phenomenon of visual culture, this book reexamines the history of medieval Japanese Buddhism. It treats Buddhist art as religious propaganda and pictorial storytelling as a form of popular culture in medieval Japan.

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