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A lateral view : essays on culture and style in contemporary Japan

Author: Donald Richie
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Stone Bridge Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A revealing look at the Japanese through the window of their contemporary culture.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Richie, Donald, 1924-
Lateral view.
Berkeley, CA : Stone Bridge Press, 1992
(OCoLC)644107773
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Richie
ISBN: 0962813745 9780962813740
OCLC Number: 25131064
Description: 245 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: Japan: a description --
Japanese shapes --
Japanese rhythms --
Tokyo, the impermanent capital --
The 'real' Disneyland --
The city home --
Walking in Tokyo --
The kapital of kitsch --
Tokyo style --
Gesture as language --
Signs and symbols --
A vocabulary of taste --
The tongue of fashion --
Notes on the Noh --
The Kyogen --
Japan's avant-garde theater --
The strata of Japanese drama --
Women in Japanese cinema --
The Japanese eroduction --
A definition of the Japanese film --
Attitudes toward Tokyo on film --
New ways of viewing --
TV: the presentational image --
Mizushobai: the art of pleasing --
The Japanese kiss --
Pachinko --
Walkman, Manga and society --
The state of the arts.
Responsibility: Donald Richie.
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