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The Structure of Detachment: The Aesthetic Vision of Kuki Shuzo / Edition 1
     

The Structure of Detachment: The Aesthetic Vision of Kuki Shuzo / Edition 1

by Jon Mark Mikkelsen, J. Thomas Rimer, Hiroshi Nara
 

ISBN-10: 0824828054

ISBN-13: 9780824828059

Pub. Date: 04/30/2005

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The

Soon Kuki (1888-1941) returned to Japan after studying philosophy in Europe for several years, he wrote Iki no kozo to explore the native tradition of urban dandyism in terms of the aesthetics he had learned on the continent. Nara (Japanese language and linguistics, U. of Pittsburgh) translates the work and comments on it along with fellow western scholars.

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Soon Kuki (1888-1941) returned to Japan after studying philosophy in Europe for several years, he wrote Iki no kozo to explore the native tradition of urban dandyism in terms of the aesthetics he had learned on the continent. Nara (Japanese language and linguistics, U. of Pittsburgh) translates the work and comments on it along with fellow western scholars. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824828059
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press, The
Publication date:
04/30/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 8.88(h) x 0.55(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction1
Part ITranslation of Iki no Kozo
Translator's Preface9
The Structure of Iki13
Part IIEssays
Capturing the Shudders and Palpitations: Kuki's Quest for a Philosophy of Life95
Literary Stances: The Structure of Iki130
Reading Kuki Shuzo's The Structure of Iki in the Shadow of L'affaire Heidegger148
Kuki Shuzo Chronology171
Contributors177
Translation Index179
Essay Index183

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