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Author Reider, Noriko T.
Title Japanese demon lore : oni, from ancient times to the present / Noriko T. Reider.
Published Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, 2010.
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 Floor2  GR340 .R35 2010    IN LIBRARY
Description xxvi, 241 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 210-230) and index.
Contents An overview: 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.
Subject Demonology -- Japan.
Folklore -- Japan.
Legends -- Japan.
Related To Online version: Reider, Noriko T. Japanese demon lore. Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, 2010 (OCoLC)777014877
ISBN 9780874217933 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0874217938 (cloth : acid-free paper)
9780874217940 (ebk.)
0874217946 (ebk.)
OCLC number 650504604