A Tractate on Japanese Aesthetics

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Stone Bridge Press, Jul 1, 2007 - History - 80 pages
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Sure to be a classic, Donald Richie's concise, profound insights into the mysteries of Japanese
 

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Six-word review: Deft, spare elucidation for Western audience. Extended review: For a Westerner, the aesthetic principles encountered in Japanese paintings, poetry, gardens, and other art forms can be ... Read full review

Contents

Preface 11
THE TRACTATE 15
Glossary 71
Bibliography 74
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Donald Richie has been writing about Japan for over 50 years from his base in Tokyo and is the author of over 40 books and hundreds of essays and reviews. He is widely admired for his incisive film studies on Ozu and Kurosawa, and for his stylish and incisive observations on Japanese culture.

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