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A Kamigata anthology : literature from Japan's metropolitan centers, 1600-1750

Author: Sumie Jones; Adam L Kern; Kenji Watanabe
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2020]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the first of a three-volume anthology of Edo- and Meiji-era urban literature that includes An Edo Anthology: Literature from Japan's Mega-City, 1750-1850 and A Tokyo Anthology: Literature from Japan's Modern Metropolis, 1850-1920. The present work focuses on the years in which bourgeois culture first emerged in Japan, telling the story of the rising commoner arts of Kamigata, or the "Upper Regions" of Kyoto  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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A Kamigata anthology.
Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, 2020
(DLC) 2019050456
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sumie Jones; Adam L Kern; Kenji Watanabe
ISBN: 9780824882648 0824882644 0824882652 9780824882631 0824882636 9780824882655
OCLC Number: 1129395147
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 515 pages)
Contents: Characters and Manners, High and Low --
Exploring Japan: Traveling the Freeways on Foot --
The Monstrous and the Weird --
Staging the Supernatural: Heroism in Kamigata and Edo Theatre --
Landscapes and Seasons --
Nature and Sentiments --
Love and Eros --
Passions among Men --
Gossip, Reportage, and Advertising --
Laughing at Everyday Life --
Philosophizing the Ordinary
Responsibility: edited by Sumie Jones and Adam L. Kern with Kenji Watanabe.

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Focuses on the years in which bourgeois culture first emerged in Japan, telling the story of the rising commoner arts of Kamigata, or the ""Upper Regions"" of Kyoto and Osaka, which harkened back to  Read more...

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