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A History of Modern Japanese Aesthetics by Michele F. Marra

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Published by University of Hawaii Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Aesthetics,
  • Oriental & Indian philosophy,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Aesthetics, Japanese,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Philosophy,
  • Japan,
  • Criticism,
  • 19th century,
  • 20th century

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages398
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8161589M
ISBN 100824823990
ISBN 109780824823993

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summary. Modern Japanese Aesthetics is the first work in English on the history of the Japanese philosophy of art, from its inception in the s to the present. In addition to the historical information and discussion of aesthetic issues that appear in the introductions to each of the chapters, the book presents English translations of otherwise inaccessible major works on Japanese aesthetics. This collection of essays, a companion volume to Modern Japanese Aesthetics, constitutes the first history of modern Japanese aesthetics in any language. It introduces readers through lucid and readable translations to works on the philosophy of art written by major Japanese thinkers from the late nineteenth century to the present. Modern Japanese Aesthetics is the first work in English on the history of the Japanese philosophy of art, from its inception in the s to the present. In add Skip to Main Content. Book Description: Modern Japanese Aesthetics is the first work in English on the history of the Japanese philosophy of art, from its inception in the s to the present. In addition to the historical information and discussion of aesthetic issues that appear in the introductions to each of the chapters, the book presents English translations of otherwise inaccessible major works on Japanese aesthetics.

Modern Japanese Aesthetics and the Neo-Kantians Alejandro Bárcenas My interest in the interpretative background of modern Japa-nese aesthetics began with a trip to the University of Kyoto in the spring of During my visit to the philosophy department, I was told on several occasions that students were reading Hegel, as well as a rather. The Heian era ( ~) is probably the first period of time in Japanese history during which people questioned what Japanese aesthetics really were vis-a-vis Chinese ones. The aristocrats, who ruled the country (albeit the influence was still regional, centering on Nara – the Kyoto area) tried to blend strong, logical and structured.   This is an innovative, scholarly and original study of the ethics of modern Japanese aesthetics from the s, through the Second World War and into the post-war . Books shelved as japanese-aesthetics: In Praise of Shadows by Jun'ichirō Tanizaki, The Lonesome Puppy by Yoshitomo Nara, The Beauty of Everyday Things by.