A History of Modern Japanese Aesthetics

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In a companion to her , Marra (Japanese literature, U. of California-Los Angeles) compiles 21 articles from scholarly journals and book chapters to provide a cross- section of Japanese views on the history of aesthetics in that country. After introductory matters, they consider work at Waseda, Tokyo, and Kyoto Universities. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780824823696
  • Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The
  • Publication date: 5/1/2001
  • Pages: 416

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
The Introduction of Aesthetics
1 Longing for "Beauty" 25
2 Japan as Art Museum: Okakura Tenshin and Fenollosa 43
3 Fenollosa and Tsubouchi Shoyo 53
4 Mori Ogai and German Aesthetics 68
Aesthetics at Waseda University
5 Onishi Hajime: Criticism and Aesthetics 95
6 The Aesthetic Thought of Shimamura Hogetsu 106
7 The Aesthetician Takayama Chogyu 114
8 The Aesthetics of Aizu Yaichi: Longing for the South 133
Aesthetics at the University of Tokyo
9 Biographies of Aestheticians: Otsuka Yasuji 151
10 The Aesthetic Thought of Onishi Yoshinori 164
11 Style in Japanese Aesthetics: Onishi Yoshinori 175
12 Watsuji Tetsuro and His Perception of Japan 187
13 On the Aesthetics of Abe Jiro 197
14 Aesthetics at the University of Tokyo after World War II 204
15 The Pliant Philosophy of Sakabe Megumi 211
Aesthetics at the University of Kyoto
16 An Aesthetician from Kyoto: Nakagawa Shigeaki 225
17 The Thought and Times of Fukada Yasukazu 238
18 Nishida Kitaro and Art 259
19 The Logic of Visual Perception: Ueda Juzo 285
20 Kuki Shuzo and the Phenomenology of Iki 318
21 Aesthetics at the University of Kyoto after World War II 345
Glossary 349
Chronology 359
Bibliography 375
Index 393
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