Heroic With Grace: Legendary Women Of Japan Chieko Irie Mulhern

ISBN: 9780873325271

Published: January 31st 1991

Hardcover

328 pages


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Heroic With Grace: Legendary Women Of Japan  by  Chieko Irie Mulhern

Heroic With Grace: Legendary Women Of Japan by Chieko Irie Mulhern
January 31st 1991 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 328 pages | ISBN: 9780873325271 | 10.36 Mb

This work presents the lives and times of eight prominent Japanese women who epitomize the tragedies and triumphs of eight characteristically female roles. In examining the lives of the mythological Empress Jingu, Jito Tenno (645-702), MurasakiMoreThis work presents the lives and times of eight prominent Japanese women who epitomize the tragedies and triumphs of eight characteristically female roles.

In examining the lives of the mythological Empress Jingu, Jito Tenno (645-702), Murasaki Shikibu (970s-1000s), Tomoe Gozen (12th century), Hojo Masako (1157-1225), Hani Motoko (1873-1957), Takamine Hideko (b.1924) and Ariyoshi Sawako (1931-1984), the contributors provide a mosaic of Japanese history and culture that encompasses issues of womens status in various stages of Japanese history, the social climate conducive to positive female roles, the concept of Japanese womanhood in relation to the male hero types of each age and the popular need for strong female figures.



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