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positions (1996) 4 (3): 595–636.
Published: 01 August 1996
...Carole Cavanaugh Copyright © 1996 by Duke University Press 1996 Text and Textile: Unweaving the Female Subiect in Heian Writing Carole Cavanaugh Attention to appearance, design, adornment, and color culminated in the tenth and eleventh...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 465–497.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Tomiko Yoda 2000 by Duke University Press 2000 Literary History against the National Frame, or Gender and the Emergence of Heian Kana Writing Tomiko Yoda A number of narrative tales and diaries written during the mid-Heian period are counted among...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 250–273.
Published: 01 May 1994
...Thomas LaMarre Copyright © 1994 by Duke University Press 1994 Writing Doubled Over, Broken: Provisional Names, Acrostic Poems, and the Perpetual Contest of Doubles in Heian Japan Thomas LaMarre It has now become nearly impossible to think of writing in early...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 629–659.
Published: 01 August 2008
.... Roland Barthes's analysis of fashion discourse provides a specific critical apparatus for situating Heian poetics and consumer discourse on common ground. I borrow his insights on how classes of commodities and language concerning their uses enter into creative cross-referencing, in a way that resembles...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 263–268.
Published: 01 May 2000
... stretching back into the early twentieth century. All the essays share a common historic period. The remaining essays go in different directions. In“LiteraryHistoryagainsttheNationalFrame,orGenderandtheEmer- gence of Heian Kana...
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positions (2008) 16 (3): 485–489.
Published: 01 August 2008
... experiences of colonial racism. Dean Brink’s “Commercial and Heian Modes of Intertextuality in Tanka by Tawara Machi” is a shift in direction, but this essay also reads poet- ics in the moment. The poetics at stake are those of Tawara...
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positions (1996) 4 (3): v–ix.
Published: 01 August 1996
... they can be rewritten in another register. Carole Cavanaugh’s “Text and Textile: Unweaving the Female Subject in Heian Writing” shows what kind of writing can replace the reductive social-science terms that stabilize something...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): v–x.
Published: 01 May 1994
... of Doubles in Heian Japan” is not altogether dissimilar. In the essay Thomas LaMarre explains that inter- pretation of Heian scripts has conventionally been the province of Japanese nativist discourses. To override a chauvinist frame he opts...
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positions (2000) 8 (2): 589.
Published: 01 May 2000
... in the problematic of race, literature, and nationalism. Tomiko Yoda teaches Asian languages and literature at Duke University. She specializes in Heian literature and critical history of Japanese literary scholarship. Xudong Zhang teaches...
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 483–484.
Published: 01 May 2008
... the political economy of men’s extramarital sex in Hanoi. Catherine Ryu is an associate professor of Japanese language and culture at Michigan State University. While her primary field is classical Japanese literature (Heian narratives), her...
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positions (1996) 4 (2): 321–341.
Published: 01 May 1996
.... Instead, he consistently refers to Japan in atemporal terms, terms that avail themselves of static metaphors of sight. Though Iyer often refers to Heian Japan (A.D. 794- I 190 ), it is because he sees this period as paradigmatically...
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positions (2006) 14 (3): 535–566.
Published: 01 August 2006
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positions (2017) 25 (2): 255–292.
Published: 01 May 2017
... . Leiden : Brill . Shunpū Kuwata . 1916 . Mohan jitsurei nichiyō meika no tegami (Model Examples of Everyday Letters by Famous People) . Tokyo : Ōkura Shoten . LaMarre Thomas . 2000 . Uncovering Heian Japan: An Archaeology of Sensation and Inscription . Durham, NC : Duke...
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positions (1996) 4 (3): 569–594.
Published: 01 August 1996
... and the evolution of written legal codes in the ancient period suggests that primogeniture and father-to-son succession were not indigenous to Japan. For the Heian period, William McCullough has convincingly argued that among the aristocracy...
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positions (2013) 21 (3): 547–577.
Published: 01 August 2013
... locations. My subtitle thus echoes one used by Thomas LaMarre in a study of Heian Oppenheim ❘ Writing Soˇkkuram 549 poetry that, analogously, seeks to draw out its “extralinguistic register[s4...
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positions (2000) 8 (3): 637–673.
Published: 01 August 2000
... of traditional dress in the feminine sphere. Simi- larly, the parlor of Mrs. Okura¯ contains a standing silk screen (kich¯o)ofthe kind common in Heian palace architecture, thus reaching back to classi- cal antiquity for a decorative object associated...
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positions (1994) 2 (2): 446–463.
Published: 01 May 1994
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positions (2012) 20 (4): 1191–1213.
Published: 01 November 2012
... 1204 interests me.” Yet shots of everyday life in Tokyo — trains and street traf- c, homeless drunks, interiors of humble restaurants — are accompanied by narration about Heian classical culture and assertion of an essentialist...
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positions (2001) 9 (3): 585–609.
Published: 01 August 2001
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positions (2008) 16 (2): 279–303.
Published: 01 May 2008