Japanese Perceptions of the Chrysanthemum and the Sword

  title={Japanese Perceptions of the Chrysanthemum and the Sword},
  author={P. Kent},
  journal={Dialectical Anthropology},
  • P. Kent
  • Published 1 June 1999
  • Art
  • Dialectical Anthropology
Publie en 1946, Le chrysantheme et le sabre, de Ruth Benedict, a connu un immense succes, apres sa traduction en 1948, aupres du public japonais. L'A. examine d'abord les raisons de l'integration de l'ouvrage de R. Benedict a la litterature Nihonjinron, genre litteraire qui regroupe toutes les theories sur le Japon et les Japonais, et qui contribue aux debats sur l'identite et le caractere national japonais. Elle presente ensuite l'essentiel des critiques faites a l'analyse de R. Benedict par… Expand
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