Mountain witches : Yamauba / Noriko Tsunoda Reider.
Reider, Noriko T. author.
|Format||Book and Print|
|Publication Info||Logan : Utah State University Press, an imprint of University Press of Colorado, |
|Description||xiv, 224 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm|
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|Contents||Yōkai, yamauba's topos and gender, and archetype -- Man-eating, helping, shapeshifting yamauba : yamauba's duality -- Mother Yamauba and weaving : childbirth and bloodsucker, spinning and spiders -- Reading one's mind and telling a future : "Yamauba and the cooper," "The smile of a mountain witch," and throne of blood -- Yamauba, yasabur? basa, datsueba : images of premodern crones, yamauba's flying ability and re-creation of a prototype -- Aging, dementia, and abandoned women : an interpretation of yamauba -- Yamamba mumbo jumbo : yamauba in contemporary society.|
|Abstract||"A guide to the complex figure of Yamauba-female yōkai often translated as mountain witches, who are commonly described as tall, enigmatic women with long hair, piercing eyes, and living in the mountains-evolution of their roles and significance in Japanese culture from the premodern era to present" -- Provided by publisher.|
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|Issued in other form||Online version: Reider, Noriko T. Mountain witches Logan : Utah State University Press, 2021 9781646420551|
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|Joyner||General Stacks||GR340 .R355 2021||✔ Available||Place Hold|