The Resource Art, life, and nature in Japan, (electronic resource)

Art, life, and nature in Japan, (electronic resource)

Label
Art, life, and nature in Japan
Title
Art, life, and nature in Japan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The artistic and philosophical heritage of Japan has a special meaning for the modern world. During the present century, Japanese thought and Japanese art have exerted a strong influence on the western mind. Art, Life, and Nature in Japan takes us to the roots of Japanese culture and the origins of this influence. In this brief but deeply meaningful book Masaharu Anesaki provides a panoramic view of Japanese culture, with particular emphasis on the spirit of Japanese art. The book has, in fact, established itself as a classic, and it ranks with such other valuable works of its time as The Book of Tea, in which Kakuzo Okakura deals with a similar theme. Anesaki expresses himself in crystal-clear English to convey a message that is significant today as it was before World War II, when his book first appeared. He advocates peace and a turning inward to the beauty of art and nature. He is as familiar with the Zen philosophy of the samurai and the tea master as with sentiments of ancient court noblemen and the quiet thought of a humble peasant
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1873-1949
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Anesaki, Masaharu
Dewey number
709/.52
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Art
  • Electronic books
  • Japan
  • Nature (Aesthetics)
Target audience
adult
Label
Art, life, and nature in Japan, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11808621
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11808621
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11808621
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11808621
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Art, life, and nature in Japan, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11808621
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11808621
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11808621
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11808621
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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