The Floating World

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The Floating World

Wit and Mirth  Or  Pills to Purge Melancholy
Author: James Albert Michener
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
ISBN: 9780824808730
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Examines the development of the Japanese art of printmaking in the context of the history and culture of Japan
The Floating World
Language: en
Pages: 453
Authors: James Albert Michener
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1954 - Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Examines the development of the Japanese art of printmaking in the context of the history and culture of Japan
Japanese Prints
Language: en
Pages: 65
Authors: Marjorie Williams
Categories: Ausstellung
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983 - Publisher: Conran Octopus
Books about Japanese Prints
Painting the Floating World
Language: en
Pages: 350
Authors: Janice Katz, Mami Hatayama
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-08 - Publisher: Yale University Press
From the 17th through the 19th century, artists in Kyoto and Edo (now Tokyo) captured the metropolitan amusements of the floating world (ukiyo in Japanese) through depictions of subjects such as the beautiful women of the Yoshiwara pleasure quarters and performers of the kabuki theater. In contrast to ukiyo-e prints
An Artist of the Floating World
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Kazuo Ishiguro
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09-05 - Publisher: Vintage
From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and author of the Booker Prize–winning novel The Remains of the Day In the face of the misery in his homeland, the artist Masuji Ono was unwilling to devote his art solely to the celebration of physical beauty. Instead, he put
Undercurrents in the Floating World
Language: en
Pages: 104
Authors: Sarah Elizabeth Thompson, Harry D. Harootunian
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: University of Washington Press
Books about Undercurrents in the Floating World
Sex and the Floating World
Language: en
Pages: 319
Authors: Timon Screech
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: Reaktion Books
This book offers an entirely new assessment of the genre of Japanese paintings and prints today known as shunga. Recent changes in Japanese law have at last enabled erotic images to be published without fear of prosecution, and many picture books have since appeared in Japan. There has, however, been
Artists of the Floating World
Language: en
Pages: 142
Authors: Rob Burton
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: University Press of America
This work analyzes the fiction of four contemporary multicultural writers who render a 'floating world' in which cultures converge or collide in unexpected, exciting, and dangerous ways. The novels and short stories of Kazuo Ishiguro, Bessie Head, Bharati Mukherjee, and Salman Rushdie explore a literal and metaphorical floating world (adapted
The Floating World in Japanese Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Howard Hibbett
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
The Japan of the 'Floating World' is one of the most fascinating and important eras in the history of Asian art and culture. The fiction of this time, called ukiyo-zoshi or 'Tales of the Floating World,' brought to life a complex world of rakish shopkeepers, teahouse women, celebrated actors, and
The Floating World
Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: C. Morgan Babst
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-02 - Publisher: Algonquin Books
“Set in New Orleans, this important and powerful novel follows the Boisdoré family . . . in the months after Katrina. A profound, moving and authentically detailed picture of the storm’s emotional impact on those who lived through it.” —People In this dazzling debut about family, home, and grief, C.
Tattoos of the Floating World
Language: en
Pages: 119
Authors: Takahiro Kitamura, Katie M. Kitamura
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Kit Press
This unique book by tattoo artist Takahiro Kitamura (Horitaka, a pupil of Horiyoshi III) discusses the art of the Japanese tattoo in the context of Ukiyo-e, concentrating on the parallel histories of the woodblock print and the tattoo. Through high quality illustrations it shows that the Japanese tattoo is highly