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The Fin-de-Siècle Scottish Revival: Romance, Decadence and Celtic Identity

Michael Shaw

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474433952
eISBN:
9781474477000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433952.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

As the Irish Revival took shape and the Home Rule debate dominated UK politics, what was happening in Scotland? This book reveals distinct but comparable concerns with cultural defence and revivalism ... More


Hokusai's Great Wave: Biography of a Global Icon

Christine M. E. Guth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839598
eISBN:
9780824871550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839598.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

No non-western artwork has been reproduced so widely or undergone so many reconfigurations in so many parts of the world as Hokusai’s “Under the Wave off Kanagawa,” commonly known as “The Great ... More


Extreme Exoticism: Japan in the American Musical Imagination

W. Anthony Sheppard

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190072704
eISBN:
9780190072735
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072704.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Extreme Exoticism: Japan in the American Musical Imagination offers a detailed and wide-ranging documentation and investigation of the role of music in shaping American perceptions of the Japanese, ... More


Japonisme and Minimal Existence in the Cours

in Roland Barthes at the Collège de France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318436
eISBN:
9781846317866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318436.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Roland Barthes' lectures at the Collège de France titled Cours. It explains that in this lecture Barthes described haiku as leading to an aesthetic experience which overcomes ... More


“She Loves the Blood of the Young”: The Bloodthirsty Female as Cultural Mediator in Lafcadio Hearn’s “The Story of Chūgōrō”

Sabine Metzger

in Vampires and Zombies: Transcultural Migrations and Transnational Interpretations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804747
eISBN:
9781496804785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804747.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter situates “The Story of Chūgōrō” within the context of both Hearn’s escape from Western civilization and a growing fascination in America with Japanese art and culture. Hearn’s age ... More


Making Modern Japanese-Style Painting: Kano Hogai and the Search for Images

Chelsea Foxwell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226110806
eISBN:
9780226195971
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226195971.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the latter half of the nineteenth century, Western writers claimed to be witnessing the end of pure Japanese art and the beginning of a disappointing phase of westernized cultural hybrids. By the ... More


Introduction: Nihonga and the Historical Inscription of the Modern

Chelsea Foxwell

in Making Modern Japanese-Style Painting: Kano Hogai and the Search for Images

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226110806
eISBN:
9780226195971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226195971.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

Japonisme in its earliest phase (until roughly 1900) is most commonly understood as the nineteenth-century Western discovery or even invention (per Oscar Wilde) of Japan. Yet members of the Japanese ... More


The Native Dog and the Colonial Dog

Aaron Herald Skabelund

in Empire of Dogs: Canines, Japan, and the Making of the Modern Imperial World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450259
eISBN:
9780801463235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450259.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter compares the colonial dog with the native dog, both of which were viewed by colonizers and the colonized as distinct. It traces the path of the colonial dog in order to shed light on the ... More


The Belgian Revival and Japonisme in Scotland

Michael Shaw

in The Fin-de-Siècle Scottish Revival: Romance, Decadence and Celtic Identity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474433952
eISBN:
9781474477000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433952.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Fin-de-Siècle Scotland is frequently associated with the ‘kailyard’ movement and, by extension, with small towns, insularity and sentimentality. Using Scottish writers and artists’ thorough ... More


Camille: The Ladies of the Camellias

Victoria Duckett

in Seeing Sarah Bernhardt: Performance and Silent Film

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039669
eISBN:
9780252097751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039669.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines how Camille adapted and changed the speed, structure, and meaning of Sarah Bernhardt's live play. La Dame aux Camélias was a film made by the French Film d'Art in late 1911 and ... More


Adoption, Adaptation, and Innovation: The Cultural and Aesthetic Transformations of Fashion in Modern Japan

Audrey Yoshiko Seo

in Since Meiji: Perspectives on the Japanese Visual Arts, 1868-2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834418
eISBN:
9780824871239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834418.003.0018
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the cultural and aesthetic transformations of fashion in modern Japan. It begins with a discussion of Meiji Japan’s adoption of Western notions, innovation, and aesthetics, ... More


International Nationalism

Christine M. E. Guth

in Hokusai's Great Wave: Biography of a Global Icon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839598
eISBN:
9780824871550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839598.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Focusing on the period between the 1860s and the first decades of the twentieth century, this chapter follows the movement of Hokusai’s waves and their multi-sited cultural mediations across spaces ... More


America’s Japan

Christine M. E. Guth

in Hokusai's Great Wave: Biography of a Global Icon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839598
eISBN:
9780824871550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839598.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the shifting forms and meanings of “Under the Wave off Kanagawa” as Japan came to be recognized as a part of the developed world, but one at some cultural distance from and ... More


Introduction

Christine M. E. Guth

in Hokusai's Great Wave: Biography of a Global Icon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839598
eISBN:
9780824871550
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839598.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter introduces Hokusai’s “Under the Wave off Kanagawa,” commonly known as “The Great Wave,” and addresses the reasons for its status as a global icon including its graphic and narrative ... More


My Objects All Sublime: Racial Performance and Commodity Culture

Josephine Lee

in The Japan of Pure Invention: Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665792
eISBN:
9781452946474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665792.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter shows how The Mikado is an example of what is often called japonaiserie, a term that signals, unlike the alternative term Japonisme, a certain irreverence, whimsy, and lack of ... More


Conclusions? or, Contemporary Representations and Reception

W. Anthony Sheppard

in Extreme Exoticism: Japan in the American Musical Imagination

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190072704
eISBN:
9780190072735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072704.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on examples of American japonisme and interactions with traditional Japanese culture from the past few decades, thereby revealing connections with older representational ... More


“Beyond Description”: Nineteenth-Century Americans Hearing Japan

W. Anthony Sheppard

in Extreme Exoticism: Japan in the American Musical Imagination

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190072704
eISBN:
9780190072735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072704.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

Chapter one places music in the context of late 19th-century Euro-American japonisme. The focus is on American perceptions of and reactions to Japanese music encountered in Japan in the second half ... More


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