Japanese Tea Culture: Art, History and Practice / Edition 1

Japanese Tea Culture: Art, History and Practice / Edition 1

by Morgan Pitelka
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415296870

ISBN-13: 9780415296878

Pub. Date: 07/22/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

From its origins as a distinct set of ritualised practices in the 16th century to its international expansion in the 20th, tea culture has had a major impact on artistic production, connoisseurship, etiquette, food, design and more recently, on notions of Japaneseness. The authors dispel the myths around the development of tea practice, dispute the fiction of the

Overview

From its origins as a distinct set of ritualised practices in the 16th century to its international expansion in the 20th, tea culture has had a major impact on artistic production, connoisseurship, etiquette, food, design and more recently, on notions of Japaneseness. The authors dispel the myths around the development of tea practice, dispute the fiction of the dominance of aesthetics over politics in tea, and demonstrate that writing history has always been an integral part of tea culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415296878
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/22/2003
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Japanese Tea Culture Morgan Pitelka 2. Imai Sôkyû: Commerce, Politics and Tea Andrew M. Watsky 3. The Transformation of Tea Practice in Sixteenth Century Japan Dale Slusser 4. Shopping for Pots in Momoyama Japan Louise Allison Cort 5. Sen Kôshin Sôsa: Writing Tea History Morgan Pitelka 6. Karamono for Sencha: Transformations in the Taste for Chinese Art Patricia J. Graham 7. Tea of the Warrior in the Late Tokogawa Period Tanimura Reiko 8. Rikyû Has Left the Tea Room: Cinema Interrogates the Anecdotal Legend Tim Cross 9. Tea Records: Kaiki and Oboegaki in Contemporary Japanese Tea Practice James-Henry Holland

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