Signs from the unseen realm : Buddhist miracle tales from early medieval China / a translation and study by Robert Ford Campany.

Author
Campany, Robert Ford, 1959- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, c2012.
Description
xix, 300 p. : map ; 24 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Series
Classics in East Asian Buddhism. [More in this series]
Contains
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-292) and index.
Contents
  • Part I Signs from the Unseen Realm and Buddhist Miracle Tales in Early Medieval China 1
  • Introduction 1
  • Wang Yan and the Making of Mingxiang ji 7
  • Miracle Tales and the Communities That Exchanged Them 17
  • The Idiom of Buddhism Represented in the Tales 30
  • Miracle Tales and the Sinicization of Buddhism 37
  • The Narrative Shape of the Miraculous 43
  • Religious Themes in the Text 49
  • Part II Translation: Signs from the Unseen Realm 63.
Other title(s)
  • Buddhist miracle tales from early medieval China
  • Project Muse UPCC books
ISBN
  • 9780824836023
  • 0824836022
LCCN
^^2011038216
OCLC
742519194
RCP
  • H - U
  • H - S
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