skip to content
Inexorable modernity : Japan's grappling with modernity in the arts Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Inexorable modernity : Japan's grappling with modernity in the arts

Author: Hiroshi Nara
Publisher: Lanham, Md. [u.a.] : Lexington Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

Presents case studies about Japanese intellectuals' relationships to modernity in three majors arenas of art (art and aesthetics, theater, and literature) beginning in the 1850s to the 1970s. This  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hiroshi Nara
ISBN: 9780739118412 0739118412 0739118420 9780739118429
OCLC Number: 238825589
Description: XIII, 269 S. : ill.
Contents: Part 1 Inexorable Modernity Part 2 Art and Aesthetics Chapter 3 Potentially Disruptive: Censorship and the Painter Kawanabe Kyosai Chapter 4 "Modernite in Art": Kojima Kikuo's Critique of Contemporary Japanese Painting, 1931-1940 Chapter 5 The Ascent of Yoga in Modern Japan and the Pacific War Chapter 6 Art and Ethics in Watsuji Tetsuro's Philosophy Part 7 Theatre Chapter 9 Contesting Authority through Comic Disruption: Mixed Marriages as Metaphor in Postwar Kyogen Experiments Chapter 10 An Aesthetic of Destruction: Mishima Yukio's My Friend Hitler Chapter 11 Remembered Idylls, Forgotten Truths: Nostalgia and Geography in the Drama of Shimizu Kunio Chapter 12 Healing the (Metaphysically) Sick (Theatre): A Buddhist Ibsen in Christian Japan Part 13 Literature Chapter 14 The Wild Geese Revisited: Mori Ogai's Mix of Old and New Chapter 15 Public Space and the Nature of Modern Fiction: Izumi Kyoka's Noble Blood, Heroic Blood Chapter 16 Yokomitsu Riichi's Two Machines
Responsibility: ed. by Hiroshi Nara.
More information:

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

Inexorable Modernity has the clear virtue of addressing modern Japanese aesthetics, painting, and theater in a single volume, one of very few recent works to do so. Journal of Japanese Studies By Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/238825589>
library:oclcnum"238825589"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/238825589>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:contributor
schema:datePublished"2007"
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/918648690>
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Inexorable modernity : Japan's grappling with modernity in the arts"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.