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 Date: 
September 2011
Format: 
Hardback
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ISSN: 
2210-2868
Volume: 
2

Tomoko Sakomura

The culture of Japanese poetry, waka, is richly visual. In Poetry as Image Tomoko Sakomura examines the ways the visual culture of waka in sixteenth-century Japan engages with practice and protocol developed over the course of the previous six centuries, and what these engagements reveal about...
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Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004292482
Expected: 
September 2015

Akiko Walley

Featuring the renowned seventh-century gilt-bronze Śākyamuni (Shaka) triad at the Hōryūji, Constructing the “Dharma King” reveals how the impression of a Buddhist image evolved in Yamato, Japan, from the indistinct sense of divine otherness at the early stage of...
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Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004292451
Expected: 
August 2015

Maki Kaneko, University of Kansas

Maki Kaneko reexamines the iconic male figures created, performed, and/or consumed by several male artists of yōga (Western-style painting) between 1930 and 1950 through the lenses of the politics of gender, race, and the body in late Imperial Japan.
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Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004227675
Publication date: 
November 2014

Sharalyn Orbaugh, (University of British Columbia)

This will be the first scholarly book in English (and the most complete in any language) on kamishibai (“paper theater”), a performance/visual/textual art form that was popular on the streets of Japan from 1930-1970, at times eclipsing even the popularity of movies or manga.
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Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004248823
Publication date: 
December 2014

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.
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Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004244856
Publication date: 
August 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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004243071
Publication date: 
December 2012

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