Imitation and Creativity in Japanese Arts: From Kishida Ryusei to Miyazaki Hayao

Imitation and Creativity in Japanese Arts: From Kishida Ryusei to Miyazaki Hayao

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231172929
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 03/29/2016
Series: Asia Perspectives: History, Society, and Culture Series
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 469,637
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Michael Lucken is a professor at the National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilizations in Paris. He is the author of L'Art du Japon au vingtième siècle (Japanese Art in the Twentieth Century, 2001) and a coeditor of Japan's Postwar (2011).

Table of Contents

Introduction
Part I. A Historical Construction
1. Copycat Japan
2. The West and the Invention of Creation
3. The Denial, Rejection, and Sublimation of Imitation
4. No Poaching
5. Seen from Japan
6. The Logic of Reflection in Nakai Masakazu
Part II. A New Place for Imitation
7. Kishida Ryusei's Portraits of Reiko, or, How Can Ghosts Be at Work?
8. Kurosawa Akira's Ikiru, or, the Impossibility of Metaphor
9. Araki Nobuyoshi's Sentimental Journey—Winter, or, Eternal Bones
10. Miyazaki Hayao's Spirited Away, or, the Adventure of the Obliques
Conclusion
Notes
Select Bibliography
Index

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