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Author Hayakawa, Masao.

Title The garden art of Japan / by Masao Hayakawa ; translated by Richard L. Gage
Edition First English edition
Published New York : John Weatherhill ; Tokyo : Heibonsha, 1973


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Description 173 pages : illustrations (part. color) ; 24 cm
regular print
Series Heibonsha survey of Japanese art ; v. 28
Heibonsha survey of Japanese art ; v. 28
Contents The essence of the Japanese garden -- The meeting of man and nature -- The garden as part of nature -- A small man-made world -- Gardens of early times -- Ancient gardens -- Gardens of the gods -- Gardens and emperors -- Pond gardens of the Heian age -- Gardens of aristocratic villas -- Buddhist gardens of the Medieval Age -- The natural talents of Muso Soseki -- The spiritual meaning of stones -- The Golden Pavilion and the Silver Pavilion -- The emergence of the Shoin-style garden -- The world of the dry-landscape garden -- Gardens for zen discipline -- New trends in garden design -- Gardens of the late feudal and early modern periods -- The Shoin-style garden of the Momoyama period -- The perfection of the early modern garden -- Gardens of military rulers -- Kobori Enshu and the tea garden -- The stroll garden -- Gardens of the samurai -- Borrowed scenery -- Gardens of the Meiji Era -- Space and form in Japanese gardens -- The integration of interior and exterior space -- Gardens and enclosures -- Spatial balance
Notes Originally published in Japanese: Tokyo : Heibonsha, 1967
Translation of: Niwa
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Also issued online
Heibonsha survey of Japanese art no:28
Subject Gardens -- Japan.
Gardens, Japanese -- History.
Gardens, Japanese -- Japan.
Author Gage, Richard L.
LC no. 72092257
ISBN 083481014X
Other Titles Niwa. English