坂口安吾の歴史観 : 古代東アジア史を中心に [in Japanese] Ango Sakaguchi's perceptions of history-with a focus on ancient East Asia history [in Japanese]
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Ango Sakaguchi developed a unique historical view in his works in the early 1950s. There he elicited objections to the predominant view of history by "novelistic" approach instead of historical one. The purpose of a discussion on this paper is to elucidate Ango's uniqueness and the factors forming it by comparing Ango's works, specially "Koma-jinja no Matsuri no Fue", with documents related to East Asia history and anthropology that Ango owned.Ango's ancient historical theories such as "Soga Emperor theory" and "Hida dynasty theory"are absurd, but he had been reading history books such as "Nihon Shoki", archeological materials, and academic journals for local history and historiography when he built these opinions. In "Koma-jinja no Matsuri no Fue", he started to develop a large historical framework in terms of time and geographic scale. He expresses a unique perspective that factional struggles of Toraijin (people from overseas) had continued to evolve into the battle between the Genji and Heike clans and even to the conflict between the Northern and Southern Dynasties.One of the factors that he formed this unique historical view is that he discovered the people that has been keeping a certain shrine ritual and folklore which tells their ancestors were Toraijin from Goguryeo and moved to Musashi Province 1300 years ago. In addition, consecutive incidents which changed the framework of the East Asian region including Japan were occurring at the time he wrote this, and it was a current affairs to redefine the history.
「エコ・フィロソフィ」研究 (11), 47-57, 2017-03