Chushingura and the Floating World: The Representation of Kanadehon Chushingura in Ukiyo-e Prints

Chushingura and the Floating World: The Representation of Kanadehon Chushingura in Ukiyo-e Prints

by David Bell

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Chushingura and the Floating World: The Representation of Kanadehon Chushingura in Ukiyo-e Prints by David Bell

Kanadehon Chushingura has been one of the most popular bunraku and kabuki plays. This fascinating study explores the full spectrum of ukiyo-e (floating world) representations of the Chushingura story. Essential reading for all students of Japanese theatre, the history of Japanese art and the social history of Japan.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138970724
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/29/2016
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

David Bell is an assistant professor of English at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. He received an M.A. in creative writing from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and a Ph.D. in American Literature and creative writing from the University of Cincinnati. He has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize.

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