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18th century Japan : culture and society

Author: C Andrew Gerstle
Publisher: Richmond [U.K.] : Curzon, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The essays in this collection show the social context behind the development of aesthetics, drama, language, painting and philosophy, whether it be the world of the pleasure quarters or the Shogun's court." "All the contributors are specialists in their areas, bringing years of experience to their topics."--BOOK JACKET.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C Andrew Gerstle
ISBN: 0700711848 9780700711840
OCLC Number: 40588403
Notes: Originally published: St. Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 1989.
Description: xvii, 163 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: The pleasure quarters and Tokugawa culture / Teruoka Yasutaka --
Flowers of Edo : Kabuki and its patrons / C. Andrew Gerstle --
Edo Jōruri / Torigoe Bunzō --
The development of Edo language / H.B.D. Clarke --
Edo and Tokyo dialects / Hiroko C. Quackenbush --
Group portrait with artist : Yosa Buson and his patrons / Mark Morris --
The Tale of Genji in the eighteenth century : Keichū, Mabuchi, Norinaga / Thomas J. Harper --
The role of traditional aesthetics / Nakano Mitsutoshi --
Matsudaira Sadanobu and samurai education / Robert L. Backus.
Other Titles: Eighteenth century Japan
Responsibility: edited by C. Andrew Gerstle.

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