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

Written Texts - Visual Texts

Woodblock-printed Media in Early Modern Japan

By: Susanne Formanek (Editor), Sepp Linhart (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 26th May 2005
ISBN: 9789074822589
Number Of Pages: 368

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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 Sugeroku Games" (Susanne Formanek).

Written texts - visual texts : woodblock-printed media in early modern Japanp. 9
Books and book illustrations in early modern Japanp. 25
The illustrated household encyclopedias that once civilized Japanp. 47
The 'spectacle' of womanhood : new types in texts and pictures on pictorial Sugoroku games of the late Edo periodp. 73
The Tokaido woodblock print series as an example of inertextuality in the fine artsp. 109
Culinary culture and its transmission in the late Edo periodp. 141
The hidden heritage : books, prints, printed toys and other publications for young people in Tokugawa Japanp. 159
The printing of illustrated travelogues in 18th-century Japanp. 199
Illustrated kabuki textsp. 215
Kawaraban - enjoying the news when news was forbiddenp. 231
Illness illustrated : socio-historical dimensions of late Edo measles pictures (hashika-e)p. 251
Between fiction and non-fiction - documentary literature in the late Edo periodp. 283
Publishing Ejanaika : popular religion as media eventp. 311
Shinbun nishiki-e, nishiki-e shinbun : news and new sensations in old garb at the beginning of a new erap. 341
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ISBN: 9789074822589
ISBN-10: 9074822584
Series: European Studies on Japan
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 26th May 2005
Publisher: Brill
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 17.78  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.95