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Japanese Counterculture: The Antiestablishment Art of Terayama Sh ji

Steven C. Ridgely

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667529
eISBN:
9781452946801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667529.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

Terayama Shūji (1935–1983) was an avant-garde Japanese poet, dramatist, film director, and photographer known for his highly provocative art. This book examines Terayama’s life and art to show that a ... More


The Winter Sun Shines In: A Life of Masaoka Shiki

Donald Keene

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164887
eISBN:
9780231535311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164887.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Rather than resist the vast social and cultural changes sweeping Japan in the nineteenth century, the poet Masaoka Shiki (1867–1902) instead incorporated new Western influences into his country’s ... More


Portrait of the Artist as Yakyū Seinen: Masaoka Shiki and the Poetry of Baseball

Christopher T. Keaveney

in Contesting the Myths of Samurai Baseball: Cultural Representations of Japan's National Pastime

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888455829
eISBN:
9789888455355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455829.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 2 explores the contributions of Masaoka Shiki to the spread of Japanese baseball and examines his fiction and poetry as the first examples of baseball-themed cultural achievements while also ... More


Tai O Village

Ken Nicolson

in Landscapes Lost and Found: Appreciating Hong Kong's Heritage Cultural Landscapes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789622093393
eISBN:
9789888313822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622093393.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

Case study 4: TaI O Village is a scenic, stilted fishing village which is an excellent example of an organically evolved and associative cultural landscape. In addition to fishing, Tai O was ... More


Shiki and the Tanka

Donald Keene

in The Winter Sun Shines In: A Life of Masaoka Shiki

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164887
eISBN:
9780231535311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164887.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter focuses on Masaoka Shiki’s tanka poetry. Shiki composed not only haiku but also many other varieties of Japanese poetry, even the sedōka that he unsuccessfully attempted to revive after ... More


Shintaishi and Kanshi

Donald Keene

in The Winter Sun Shines In: A Life of Masaoka Shiki

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164887
eISBN:
9780231535311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164887.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines two aspects of Masaoka Shiki’s poetry, kanshi (poems in Chinese) and the European-influenced shintaishi, which he used as a supplement to haiku. Shiki devoted many hours to his ... More


Random Essays (Zuihitsu), 1

Donald Keene

in The Winter Sun Shines In: A Life of Masaoka Shiki

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164887
eISBN:
9780231535311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164887.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter examines Masaoka Shiki’s zuihitsu, or random essays. The extraordinary influence of Shiki’s critical writings on the composition of both haiku and tanka make him a central figure in the ... More


The Last Days

Donald Keene

in The Winter Sun Shines In: A Life of Masaoka Shiki

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164887
eISBN:
9780231535311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164887.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter describes Masaoka Shiki’s last days leading up to his death. Shiki continued to write installments of A Six-Foot Sickbed for Nippon until three days before his death. Although it was a ... More


Introduction

Donald Keene

in The Winter Sun Shines In: A Life of Masaoka Shiki

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164887
eISBN:
9780231535311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164887.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This book examines how Masaoka Shiki saved the dismal condition of Japanese poetry in the nineteenth century. In 1867, the year that Shiki was born, Japanese literature was at one of its lowest ... More


Japanese Calligraphy since 1868

Stephen Addiss

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/9780824834418.003.0017
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the history of Japanese calligraphy since 1868. It considers the multiple facets of modern calligraphy by dividing the artists into categories: traditional waka (tanka) ... More


Yūgen, Sabi: Take, Sabi, and Yūgen in Japanese Short Poems (Tanka)

Ueda Juzō

in Japan's Frames of Meaning: A Hermeneutics Reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834609
eISBN:
9780824870546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834609.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter states that the representations of things (mono) that are expressed by words in poetry and other literary arts tend to be remarkably vague from a visual standpoint. At the same time, ... More


Poetic Kleptomania and Pseudo-Lyricism

Steven C. Ridgely

in Japanese Counterculture: The Antiestablishment Art of Terayama Sh ji

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667529
eISBN:
9781452946801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667529.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter describes how Terayama Shūji plagiarized in a tanka competition as a way to emphasize the validity of adopting the words and ideas of another author. Terayama won the tanka competition ... More


The Impossibility of History

Steven C. Ridgely

in Japanese Counterculture: The Antiestablishment Art of Terayama Sh ji

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667529
eISBN:
9781452946801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667529.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Drama

This chapter examines Terayama Shūji’s tanka collection Den’en ni shisu and how it describes the impossibility of going back to the past. The title of Den’en ni shisu refers to the fear of dying in ... More


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