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A tractate on Japanese aesthetics

Author: Donald Richie
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Stone Bridge Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This little book is a tractate - a treatise - on beauty in Japanese art, written in the manner of a zuihistsu, a free-ranging assortment of ideas that "follow the brush" wherever it leads. Donald Richie looks at how perceptual values in Japan were drawn from raw nature and then modified by elegant expressions of class and taste. He explains aesthetic concepts like wabi, sabi, aware, and yugen, and explores their  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Richie
ISBN: 9781933330235 1933330236
OCLC Number: 144228859
Description: 79 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Donald Richie.

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