In their ambition to capture “real life,” Japanese painters, poets, novelists and photographers of the nineteenth century collaborated in ways seldom explored by their European contemporaries. This course offers learners the chance to encounter and appreciate behavior, moral standards and some of the material conditions surrounding Japanese artists in the nineteenth century, in order to renew our assumptions about what artistic “realism” is and what it meant.
Words Spun Out of Images: Visual and Literary Culture in Nineteenth Century JapanThe University of Tokyo
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TOP REVIEWS FROM WORDS SPUN OUT OF IMAGES: VISUAL AND LITERARY CULTURE IN NINETEENTH CENTURY JAPAN
I loved it. I learned a lot, which led to a better understanding of the Japanese culture and history in general. I wish there was more. どうもありがとうございます
Amazing introductory course into the art and literature of 19th century Japan. I couldn't get enough of this fascinating subject. Thank you!
This is a one of a kind splendid course, where you'll be able to see some of the 19th and early 20th century art and culture history.
the lecturer is knowledgeable and engaging. it greatly enriched my appreciation of japanese arts and culture. i highly recommend it.
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