The Empire of Signs

The Empire of Signs

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Like Roland Barthes' well-known book, qL Empire des signes, q from which the title of the present collection is taken, this volume contains essays dealing with certain aspects of Japanese culture.qqIzanagi, the progenitor of the sun goddess, is said to have described Yamato as aquot; the country of inner peace, aquot; while the deity Oanamuchi-no-okami is supposed to have called it aquot;a land within beautiful fence-like mountains.aquot; The followinganbsp;...

Title:The Empire of Signs
Author:Yoshihiko Ikegami
Publisher:John Benjamins Publishing - 1991


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