Secrecy In Japanese Arts / Edition 1

Secrecy In Japanese Arts / Edition 1

by Maki Isaka Morinaga
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403965501

ISBN-13: 9781403965509

Pub. Date: 05/01/2005

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Exploring the Japanese tradition of hidden (or the secret transmission of) knowledge within a closed and often hereditary group, the author investigates how esoteric practices function, how people make meaning of their practices, and how this form of esotericism survived into the modern age. These questions are examined through the use of esoteric texts from the 15th…  See more details below

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Exploring the Japanese tradition of hidden (or the secret transmission of) knowledge within a closed and often hereditary group, the author investigates how esoteric practices function, how people make meaning of their practices, and how this form of esotericism survived into the modern age. These questions are examined through the use of esoteric texts from the 15th to 18th centuries and theatrical treatises from the late 19th century onwards.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403965509
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
05/01/2005
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to a Quest for Esotericism: Problems The Operation of Esotericism: Mechanisms of Secret Transmission Den, the Transmission: Creation of Knowledge Hi, The Secrecy: The Revealing Concealed Survival in Modern Times Epilogue: Esotericism for Us

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