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Emptiness and temporality Buddhism and medieval Japanese poetics by Esperanza U. Ramirez-Christensen

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Shinkei, -- 1406-1475,
  • Renga -- History and criticism,
  • Buddhism and literature -- Japan,
  • Japanese poetry -- 1185-1945 -- History and criticism,
  • Poetics

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-196) and index.

StatementEsperanza Ramirez-Christensen.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL732.R4 R27 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 208 p. ;
Number of Pages208
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18630559M
ISBN 100804748888
ISBN 109780804748889
LC Control Number2007041851

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