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City of Stories: Finding Japanese New York

Olga Kanzaki Sooudi

in Japanese New York: Migrant Artists and Self-reinvention on the World Stage

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839413
eISBN:
9780824869090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839413.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter offers a “map” of artistic Japanese migrants in New York City. It begins by presenting brief snapshots of some Japanese migrant artists in NYC, who are all members of the so-called ... More


The Aesthetics of Strangeness: Eccentricity and Madness in Early Modern Japan

W. Puck Brecher

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824836665
eISBN:
9780824871116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824836665.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Eccentric artists are “the vagaries of humanity” that inhabit the deviant underside of Japanese society: This was the conclusion drawn by pre-World War II commentators on most early modern Japanese ... More


The Kiso Road: The Life and Times of Shimazaki Toson

William E. Naff

J. Thomas Rimer (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832186
eISBN:
9780824871673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832186.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The author of this book, a scholar of Japanese literature widely known and highly regarded for his translations of the writings of Shimazaki Tōson (1872–1943), spent the last years of his life ... More


Hokusai’s Lines of Sight

Timon Screech

in Mechademia 7: Lines of Sight

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680498
eISBN:
9781452948706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680498.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This chapter focuses on Hokusai, known internationally as the Japanese artist par excellence. His “Great Wave off Kanagawa,” from the series Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji (Fugaku sanjūrokkei), is ... More


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