Japanese Tarot Cards

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Miller, Laura;
  • Publisher: Open Library of Humanities
  • Journal: The ASIANetwork Exchange: A Journal for Asian Studies in the Liberal Arts (issn: 1943-9938, eissn: 1943-9946)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.16995/ane.244
  • Subject: Japan; tarot; visual imagery; feminized divination; cultural hybridity | P | Fine Arts | Japan | anthropology, gender studies, cultural studies | feminized divination | tarot | Language and Literature | visual imagery | cultural hybridity | N

This essay looks at selected images from tarot decks designed in Japan. Tarot decks reflect a deliberate adaptation process across both cultural and temporal borders, with visual components created and customized for a Japanese viewer. My aim is to consider the nature o... View more
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