ISBN-10:
9074822584
ISBN-13:
9789074822589
Pub. Date:
01/01/2005
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Written Texts - Visual Texts: Woodblock-printed Media in Early Modern Japan

Written Texts - Visual Texts: Woodblock-printed Media in Early Modern Japan

by Susanne Formanek, Sepp Linhart

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Overview

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).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789074822589
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2005
Series: European Studies on Japan Series , #3
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.92(w) x 9.84(h) x 1.26(d)

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.

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