Books tagged: japanese art

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Behind the Folding Fan
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 151,170. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
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This is a story of self-discovery and self-actualization. The main character, despite having realized the American Dream, is ill-at-ease in his cosmopolitan milieu. Sensing that something important is missing in his life, he hankers to relive experiences he once had in Asia. He naïvely seeks to renew, if not reinvent himself in Old Japan, which he considers his spiritual home.
28 Famous Murders
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Between 1866 and 1868 the celebrated Japanese artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, in collaboration with his colleague Utagawa Yoshiiku, produced a series of images of graphic horror and cruelty entitled ’28 Famous Murders with Verse’.
100 Beauties: Suzuki Harunobu
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Suzuki Harunobu was a celebrated 18th century Japanese ukiyo-e artist who produced thousands of exquisite woodblock prints illustrating aspects of life and society in old Edo - today's Tokyo. His subjects extended from Kabuki actors and courtesans to landscapes, explicit eroticism and street scenes. Yet the subject at which he most excelled was bijin-ga or paintings of beautiful women.
The Illustrated Book of Tea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 22,230. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Coffee & Tea, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Taoism
An illustrated version of Okakura Kakuzo’s classic ‘The Book of Tea’ with an introductory biography of Okakura and a chapter on ‘Tea - The Serviceable Herb’. 22,000 words, 75 contemporary and historical images