Art and Palace Politics in Early Modern Japan, 1580s-1680s

Elizabeth Lillehoj

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€99,00
$132.00
ISBN13: 
9789004206120
E-ISBN: 
9789004211261
Publication Year: 
2011
Format: 
Hardback
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ISSN: 
2210-2868
Volume: 
2

Joshua S. Mostow, University of British Columbia

Courtly Visions: The Ise Stories and the Politics of Cultural Appropriation traces—through the visual and literary record—the reception and use of the tenth-century literary romance through the seventeenth century.
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004244856
Expected: 
June 2014

John D. Szostak, University of Hawaii at Manoa

This book explores the practice of Nihonga painter Tsuchida Bakusen (1997-1936), and his professional strategy for developing an independent artistic identity, one that emphasized the central role played by tradition in the invention and expression of a Japanese regional dialect of artistic...
Series: 
Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004216723
Publication date: 
October 2013

Miriam Wattles (UCEAP Tokyo Study Center)

In The Life and Afterlives of Hanabusa Itchō, Miriam Wattles reveals many facets of a forgotten artist of the Edo period. Infamous for being exiled, in later generations he became a symbol for a subtly subversive potential for art.
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004202856
Publication date: 
October 2013

Alfred Haft (Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures)

Aesthetics of the Floating World offers an in-depth account of three aesthetic concepts—mitate, yatsushi, and fūryū—which influenced the way early-modern Japanese popular culture absorbed and responded to this force of cultural tradition. Combining literary, historical, and...
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004209879
Publication date: 
December 2012

Rosina Buckland (National Museum of Scotland)

In Painting Nature for the Nation: Taki Katei and the Challenges to Sinophile Culture in Meiji Japan, Rosina Buckland offers an account of the career of the painter Taki Katei (1830–1901). Drawing on a large body of previously unpublished paintings, collaborative works and book...
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004233553
Publication date: 
December 2012

Helen Kilpatrick (University of Wollongong)

In Miyazawa Kenji and His Illustrators, Helen Kilpatrick examines re-visionings of the literature of one of Japan’s most celebrated authors, Miyazawa Kenji (1896-1933). The deeply Buddhist Kenji's imaginative dōwa (children’s tales) are among the most frequently illustrated...
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004243071
Publication date: 
December 2012

Caroline Hirasawa (Sophia University, Tokyo)

Hell-bent for Heaven in Tateyama mandara treats the history, religious practice, and visual culture that developed around the mountain Tateyama in Toyama prefecture. Caroline Hirasawa traces the formation of institutions to worship kami and Buddhist divinities in the area, examines how two...
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004203358
Publication date: 
December 2012

Asato Ikeda, University of British Columbia, Aya Louisa McDonald, University of Nevada and Ming Tiampo, Carleton University

Art and War in Japan and its Empire: 1931-1960 features twenty essays that critically study artistic response to the Fifteen-Year War (1931-1945) in Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Manchuria, and China in the wartime and postwar period.
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004229006
Publication date: 
November 2012

William S. Rodner

The Japanese artist Yoshio Markino enjoyed a successful career in early twentieth century London as an artist and author. This book examines his uniquely Asian perspective on British society and culture at a time when Japan eagerly sought engagement with the West.
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004220393
Publication date: 
December 2011

Yui Suzuki

Through analysis of sculptural representations of the Medicine Buddha (J: Yakushi Nyorai), this book offers a fresh perspective on the seminal role played by Saichō and the Tendai school in disseminating this devotional cult throughout Japan during the Heian period.
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004196018
Publication date: 
December 2011

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