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By Michael F. Marra

Essays on Japan is a compilation of Professor Michael F. Marra’s essays written some time past ten years at the themes of jap literature, eastern aesthetics, and the distance among the 2 matters. Marra is among the best students within the box of jap aesthetics and hermeneutics and has released broadly on medieval and early sleek eastern literature, inspiration, and the humanities. This paintings will current the reader severe perception into the fields of eastern aesthetics, literary hermeneutics, and literature, with essays on such texts and figures as Kuki Shūzō, the story of Genji, Motoori Norinaga, and Heidegger.

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Nativist Hermeneutics: The Interpretative concepts of Motoori Norinaga and Fujitani Mitsue ................................... 20. An Interview with Michael F. Marra via Robert D. Wilson .................................................................. 21. Fields of competition: Philology (Bunkengaku) and the Philosophy of Literature (Bungeigaku) .................................... 22. The Poetry of Aizu Yaichi ......................................................... 23. Poetry and Poetics in pressure: Kuki Shūzō’s French and German Connections ................................................................. 24. background and comparison ....................................................... 307 471 491 Bibliography of Michael F. Marra’s Works ..................................... Index .................................................................................................... 497 501 327 349 365 417 423 451 LIST OF unique guides 1. ‘Japanese Aesthetics within the World,’ in Shinohara Motoaki, ed. , Iwanami Kōza: Tetsugaku, Vol. 7 (Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, 2008), pp. 179–202. 2. ‘The production of the Vocabulary of Aesthetics in Meiji Japan,’ in J. Thomas Rimer, ed. , eastern paintings of the trendy Age (Honolulu: college of Hawai’i Press, forthcoming). three. ‘Aesthetics: An Overview,’ in James Heisig, Thomas Kasulis, and John Maraldo, eds. , resources in jap Philosophy (Honolulu: college of Hawai’i Press, forthcoming). four. ‘Japanese Aesthetics: the development of Meaning,’ in Philosophy East and West 45:3 (July 1995), pp. 367–386, http://www. jstor. org/ stable/pdfplus/1399394. pdf. five. ‘Japan’s lacking replacement: vulnerable suggestion and the Hermeneutics of Slimness,’ in as opposed to, 83/84 (May 1999), pp. 215–241. 6. ‘Coincidentia Oppositorum: The Greek Genealogies of Japan,’ in Michael F. Marra, ed. eastern Hermeneutics: present Debates on Aesthetics and Interpretation (Honolulu: The college of Hawai’i Press, 2002), pp. 142–152. 7. ‘Conrad Fiedler and the Aesthetics of the Kyōto college. ’ Paper provided on the 3rd foreign Congress for Aesthetics, Taipei, Taiwan (August 26, 2004). eight. ‘On jap issues and phrases: a solution to Heidegger’s Question,’ in Philosophy East and West 54:4 (October, 2004), pp. 555–568, http://muse. jhu. edu/journals/philosophy_east_and_west/ v054/54. 4marra. pdf. nine. ‘A discussion on Language among a jap and an Inquirer: Kuki Shūzō’s Version,’ in Victor Sōgen Hori and Melissa AnneMarie Curley, eds. , missed issues and Hidden diversifications, Frontiers of eastern Philosophy 2 (Nagoya: Nanzan Institute for faith and tradition, 2008), pp. 56–77, http://www. nanzan-u. ac. jp/ SHUBUNKEN/publications/EJPhilosophy/PDF/EJP2–Marra. pdf. 10. ‘Frameworks of that means: outdated Aesthetic different types and the Present,’ in Atsuko Ueda and Richard Okada, eds. , Literature and Literary concept, court cases of the organization for jap Literary experiences (PAJLS), Vol. nine (2008), pp. 153–163. x checklist of unique courses eleven. ‘Paradoxes of Reclusion: among Aesthetics and Anti-Aesthetics.

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