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The Floating World Rev Ed

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Author: James A. Michener
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
ISBN: 9780824808730
Size: 39.14 MB
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Category : Art
Languages : en
Pages : 472
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Book Description: Examines the development of the Japanese art of printmaking in the context of the history and culture of Japan


Australasian Drama Studies

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Size: 29.83 MB
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Category : Australian drama
Languages : en
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Asian American Novelists

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Author: Emmanuel Sampath Nelson
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313309113
Size: 53.43 MB
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Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 422
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Book Description: As a distinct area of literary study, Asian American literature now enjoys a level of critical recognition that was unimaginable when academic interest in the field began modestly some 25 years ago. Part of this recognition stems from the increasing contributions of Asian American novelists, whose works continue to capture growing levels of popular attention. This reference book provides alphabetically arranged entries for 70 Asian American novelists. Each entry is written by an expert contributor and provides a short biography, a discussion of major works and themes, an overview of the novelist's critical reception, and a bibliography of primary and secondary sources. In addition, the volume concludes with a selected, general bibliography.


Paperbound Books In Print

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Size: 55.53 MB
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Category : Paperbacks
Languages : en
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Encyclopedia Of World Art

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Author: Bernard S. Myers
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Size: 31.56 MB
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Category : Art
Languages : en
Pages : 987
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Book Description: Subject matter consists of representational arts in the broadest sense, architecture, sculpture, painting, and other man-made objects with no limits as to time, place, or cultural environment.


Encyclopedia Of World Art

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Size: 19.68 MB
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Category : Art
Languages : en
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Extreme Exoticism

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Author: William Anthony Sheppard
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0190072709
Size: 31.34 MB
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Category : Music
Languages : en
Pages : 640
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Book Description: To what extent can music be employed to shape one culture's understanding of another? In the American imagination, Japan has represented the "most alien" nation for over 150 years. This perceived difference has inspired fantasies--of both desire and repulsion--through which Japanese culture has profoundly impacted the arts and industry of the U.S. While the influence of Japan on American and European painting, architecture, design, theater, and literature has been celebrated in numerous books and exhibitions, the role of music has been virtually ignored until now. W. Anthony Sheppard's Extreme Exoticism offers a detailed documentation and wide-ranging investigation of music's role in shaping American perceptions of the Japanese, the influence of Japanese music on American composers, and the place of Japanese Americans in American musical life. Presenting numerous American encounters with and representations of Japanese music and Japan, this book reveals how music functions in exotic representation across a variety of genres and media, and how Japanese music has at various times served as a sign of modernist experimentation, a sounding board for defining American music, and a tool for reshaping conceptions of race and gender. From the Tin Pan Alley songs of the Russo-Japanese war period to Weezer's Pinkerton album, music has continued to inscribe Japan as the land of extreme exoticism.


Extraordinary Persons

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Author: John M. Rosenfield
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Size: 39.46 MB
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Category : Art
Languages : en
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Frozen Moments

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Author: Samuel L. Leiter
Publisher: Cornell East Asia Series
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Size: 55.78 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 360
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Book Description: A collection of fifteen essays written over nearly four decades by one of America's best-known scholars of Japan's kabuki theatre. Illustrated with numerous photographs, prints, and line drawings, it includes an overview of kabuki and its impact on world theatre, interviews with and biographical accounts of famous actors, discussions of kabuki acting and staging techniques, an examination of kabuki violence, accounts of English-language kabuki productions, studies of theatrical architecture, a survey of amateur kabuki in rural communities, and a comparison of kabuki with the eighteenth-century English theatre. Each essay has been revised, some considerably, and two previously unpublished essays have been provided.


Floating World Lost

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Author: E. N. Anderson
Publisher: University Press of the South, Incorporated
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Size: 73.87 MB
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Category : Boat living
Languages : en
Pages : 206
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