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A Womans Weapon: Spirit Possession in the Tale of Genji Doris G. Bargen

A Womans Weapon: Spirit Possession in the Tale of Genji

Doris G. Bargen

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ISBN : 9780824818012
Hardcover
379 pages
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This text presents an examination of Murasaki Shikibus 11th-century classic The Tale of Genji. The author explores the role of possessing spirits from a female viewpoint, and considers how the male protagonist is central to determining the role ofMoreThis text presents an examination of Murasaki Shikibus 11th-century classic The Tale of Genji. The author explores the role of possessing spirits from a female viewpoint, and considers how the male protagonist is central to determining the role of these spirits.