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Author Steiner, Evgeny, author

Title Zen-life : Ikkyū and beyond / by Evgeny Steiner
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 449 pages) : illustrations
Summary This book examines Japanese culture of the Muromachi epoch (14-16 centuries) with Ikkyu Sojun (1394-1481) as its focal point. Ikkyu's contribution to the culture of his time was all-embracing and unique. He can be called the embodiment of his era, given that all the features typical for the Japanese culture of the High Middle Ages were concentrated in his personality. This multidisciplinary study of Ikkyu's artistic, religious, and philosophical heritage reconstructs his creative mentality an .
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ikkyū, 1394-1481.
Zen Buddhism -- Japan.
Japan -- History -- Muromachi period, 1336-1573.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1306907179 (ebk)
1443862878 (electronic bk.)
9781306907170 (ebk)
9781443862875 (electronic bk.)