Written Texts - Visual Texts: Woodblock-printed Media in Early Modern Japan available in Hardcover
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- Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
This volume brings together essays discussing various aspects of Japanese illustrated books, some of which were originally included in the German publication Buch und Bild (1995), while others appear here for the first time. Titles include 'The First Japanese Newspapers' (Sepp Linhart), 'The Cooking- and Eating Culture in the Second Half of the Edo-Period and its Dissemination' (Harada Nobuo), 'The Printing of Illustrated Books in Eighteenth-Century Japan' (Shirahata Yozaburo), 'The Socio-Historical Background of the Depiction of Measles' (Hartmund O. Rotermund), 'Documentary Literature in the Late Edo Period' (Stephan Kohn), 'Discourses on Femininity on Edo-Period Sugoroku Games' (Susanne Formanek).
About the Author
Susanne Formanek is an academic researcher at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria.Sepp Linhart is Professor of Japanese Studies at the University of Vienna, a post he has held since 1978. He has authored eight books on Japan and acted as (co)-editor for twenty-five.