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By Miyamoto Musashi

Este libro resulta un tratado sobre el manejo de los dos sables en las artes marciales. A diferencia de otros samurais, Miyamoto Musashi se dio cuenta desde muy joven de l. a. verdadera potencia de su tecnica, y comenzo a estudiar con mas profundidad su propio estilo y el de sus contrincantes, desarrollando una tecnica more desirable.

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That is a primary goal of this book. By imaginaire, a French word that cannot be translated satisfactorily without implying falsity, I mean simply a “nonmaterial, imaginative world constituted by texts, especially works of art and literature” as well as oral performances (though of course oral performances in past times are only accessible to us by inference from surviving texts). ” I take the quoted phrases from Steven Collins,95 who has given us a helpful discussion of the concept and one of the best recent deployments of it.

83 81. Quoted in Staiger, Interpreting Films, 3. The first two chapters of Staiger’s book are the best introduction I have found to the value, history, and intellectual pedigree of reception studies, a pedigree that Staiger traces through such figures as I. A. Richards, Roland Barthes, Robert Darnton, Jacques Derrida, Stanley Fish, and Michael Baxandall, among others. An important recent collection of essays from which I have also profited is Machor and Goldstein, Reception Study. A seminal application of this way of thinking to religious productions is Richard Davis’ Lives of Indian Images.

Bringing Transcendents Down to Earth 11 course in small communities of people, even if those oral sources are almost always destined to remain invisible to us. ” This label conjures up an image of the author sitting in his studio and imaginatively creating tales ex nihilo in the manner of a medieval Stephen King, a fertile mind his only source; he is not reporting anything but is rather making it up. 32 To put a complex point briefly, an early medieval Chinese hagiographer such as Ge Hong to a large extent collected and transmitted narrative material that was already circulating among contemporaries, widely in some cases, narrowly in others, or else material that had been handed down in earlier texts.

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