A Tractate on Japanese Aesthetics download free [PDF and Ebook] by Donald Richie

A Tractate on Japanese Aesthetics download free [PDF and Ebook] by Donald Richie year 2007
  • Book name: A Tractate on Japanese Aesthetics
  • Author: Donald Richie
  • Release date: 2007/5/29
  • Publisher: STONE BRIDGE PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781933330235
  • Rating: 9.84 of 10
  • Votes: 126
  • Review by: Jayde Patten
  • Review rating: 9.01 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/26
  • Total pages: 80
  • Includes a PDF summary of 9 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: This provocative book is a tractate-a treatise-on beauty in Japanese art, written in the manner of a zuihitsu, a free-ranging assortment of ideas that 'follow the brush' wherever it leads. Donald Richie looks at how perceptual values in Japan were drawn from raw nature and then modified by elegant expressions of class and taste. He explains aesthetic concepts like wabi, sabi, aware, and yugen, and ponders their relevance in art and cinema today. Donald Richie is the foremost explorer of Japanese culture in English, and this work is the culmination of sixty years of observing and writing from his home in Tokyo.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 5H22M40S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Art History, Asian History, Art Theory, Art Books, Oriental Art, Film Theory & Criticism, Philosophy: Aesthetics
  • Available formats: TXT, OEB, DOC, OEB, PDF, WORD, EPUB, LRF. Compressed in DEB, ZIP, CHM, ARJ, RAR, RPM, BZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 8.69 USD
  • Dimensions: 127x173x6.1mm
  • Weight: 86g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Berkeley CA, United States
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