Painting Circles: Tsuchida Bakusen and Nihonga Collectives in Early Twentieth Century Japan

John D. Szostak, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Status: 
€103,00
$133.00
ISBN13: 
9789004216723
Publication Date: 
October 2013
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
302 pp.; over 150 illus.
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ISSN: 
2210-2868
Volume: 
11

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...
Series: 
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...
Series: 
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.
Series: 
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.
Series: 
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.
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004244856
Publication date: 
August 2014

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

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