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The Princess Nun

Bunchi, Buddhist Reform, and Gender in Early Edo Japan

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ISBN 9780674491977

Publication Date: 03/03/2014

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336 pages

6 x 9 inches

4 halftones

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  • List of Figures*
  • Acknowledgments
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Note to the Reader
  • Introduction
  • 1. Bunchi’s Birth and Early Childhood
  • 2. Bunchi’s Marriage
  • 3. Bunchi’s Buddhist Education
  • 4. Bunchi, Isshi, and Reform
  • 5. The Monastic Body, Desire, and Sex
  • 6. Reclusion and Spatiality
  • 7. Enshōji: Surroundings and People
  • 8. Discipline and Community at Enshōji
  • 9. Precepts and Ordination at Enshōji
  • Bunchi at Court
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix: “Chronicle of Universal Gate Mountain”
  • List of Characters
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • * Figures
    • 6.1 Detail of a map of the Shūgakuin area
    • 7.1 Yamamura Enshōji, Main Hall
    • 10.1 Bunchi’s mausoleum at Yamamura Enshōji
    • 10.2 Grave markers at Yamamura Enshōji

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