BOBC

WIKINDX Resources

Richey, Jeffrey L. "“Honor The Power Within”. Daoist Wizards, Popular Culture, and Contemporary Japan’s Spiritual Crisis." In: Comics and Sacred Texts. Reimagining Religion and Graphic Narratives. Hrsg. v. Assaf Gamzou und Ken Koltun-Fromm. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi, 2018, S. 172–192. 
Added by: Okwuchi Mba (6/8/22, 4:38 PM)   Last edited by: joachim (6/9/22, 10:57 AM)
Resource type: Book Article
Languages: English
DOI: 10.2307/j.ctv7vcsv2.14
BibTeX citation key: Richey2018
Email resource to friend
View all bibliographic details
Categories: General
Keywords: Animation, Cosplay, Gender, Japan, Manga, Religion
Creators: Gamzou, Koltun-Fromm, Richey
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi (Jackson)
Collection: Comics and Sacred Texts. Reimagining Religion and Graphic Narratives
Views: 40/116
Attachments  
Abstract
This chapter describes and analyzes the ways in which Japanese youth interest in onmyōji—particularly the disproportionate interest shown by young Japanese women—engages the social realities of contemporary Japanese life, where feelings of uncertainty and precariousness abound. By utilizing a variety of disciplinary approaches to culture—among them those of anthropology, gender theory, history, literary criticism, and religious studies—it seeks to produce a fresh look at how the onmyōji “boom,” now some thirty years in duration with apparently enduring appeal, is relevant to contemporary concerns about cultural authenticity and identity, gender and sexuality, and spirituality and religion in Japan.
Added by: joachim  Last edited by: joachim
WIKINDX 6.5.0 | Total resources: 14134 | Username: -- | Bibliography: WIKINDX Master Bibliography | Style: Comicforschung-Bibliographie Stil (CFB)


PHP execution time: 0.05479 s
SQL execution time: 0.10241 s
TPL rendering time: 0.00255 s
Total elapsed time: 0.15975 s
Peak memory usage: 1.3032 MB
Memory at close: 1.2522 MB
Database queries: 72