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Daitokuji : the visual cultures of a Zen monastery / Gregory P.A. Levine.

Author/creator Levine, Gregory P. A., 1963-
Format Book and Print
Edition1st ed.
Publication InfoSeattle : University of Washington Press, ©2005.
Descriptionlii, 444 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 27 cm
Supplemental Content Table of contents
Contents Telling tales: art history's Daitokuji -- Borrowed bodies: abbot portraiture at Daitokuji -- The contested corpus of Chan/Zen portraiture -- The founder's statue at Kōrin'in -- The frailty of likeness -- Making, breaking, and remembering: the Sanmon gate and statue of Sen No Rikyū -- The gate of memory -- Telling the tale -- The "crucified" portrait -- Tracing the calligraphic past at Daitokuji -- Writing a calligraphic category: the creation of "Bokuseki" -- Myriad calligraphers, multifarious traces: reading Kōgetsu Sōgan's Bokuseki no utsushi -- Faking the masters: calligraphy forgery and Bokuseki no utsushi -- Taking in the breeze: airing the visual and textual past at Daitokuji -- Mushiboshi at Daitokuji -- Airings, exhibitions, and feuds -- Repairing the temple, filling the museum: travels of the Daitokuji Five hundred Luohan.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 388-428) and index.
LCCN 2005008256
ISBN0295985402 (hardback : alk. paper)

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