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Author Reider, Noriko T

Title Japanese demon lore : oni, from ancient times to the present / Noriko T. Reider

Publ Info Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, 2010
 CCRI-Lincoln  GR340 .R35 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  GR340 .R35 2010    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  GR340 .R35 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxvi, 241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 210-230) and index
Contents What are oni? -- Shuten Doji (drunken demon) : a medieval story of the carnivalesque and the rise of warriors and fall of oni -- Women spurned, revenge of oni women : gender and space -- Yamauba, the mountain ogress : old hag to voluptuous mother -- Oni in urban culture : de-demonization of the oni -- The oni and Japanese identity : enemies of the Japanese empire in and out of the imperial army -- Sex, violence, and victimization : modern oni and lonely Japanese -- Oni in manga, anime, and film -- Oni without negatives : selfless and surrealistic oni
LC subject Demonology -- Japan
Legends -- Japan
ISBN 9780874217933 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0874217938 (cloth : acid-free paper)
9780874217940 (ebk.)
0874217946 (ebk.)