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Author Lippit, Miya Elise Mizuta, author.

Title A Passage to China Literature, Loyalism, and Colonial Taiwan / Miya Elise Mizuta Lippit
Published Cambridge, Massachusetts : Published by the Harvard University Asia Center, 2019. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2015)
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Description 1 online resource (pages cm.)
Series Harvard East Asian monographs ; 400
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Harvard East Asian monographs ; 400
Contents Introduction: On first becoming a painting -- All too aesthetically: the bijin in the era of Japonisme -- "Fair Japan": on art and war at the Saint Louis World's Fair, 1904 -- Shin bijin (true beauty): the debate on truth and beauty -- Bijin graphic: illustrated magazines and the popular ideology of beauty -- "Short-lived beauty": illustration and the bijin heroines of literary realism -- Living works of art: Soseki's aesthetic heroines -- Bijinga: the Nihonga genre and the fashioning of material beauty -- Coda
Summary "Examines how the "beautiful woman" (bijin) emerged as a symbol of Japanese culture during the Meiji period and the contributions of writers, artists, scholars, critics, journalists, and politicians to the discussion of the bijin and to the production of a national discourse on standards of Japanese beauty and art"- -Provided by publisher
Notes Based on the author's thesis (Ph. D.--Yale University, 2001) issued under the title: Figures of beauty : aesthetics and the beautiful woman in Meiji Japan
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Aesthetics, Japanese -- 19th century.
Aesthetics, Japanese -- 20th century.
Arts, Japanese -- 1868-
Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) in art.
Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) in literature.
Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) -- Japan
Aesthetics, Japanese.
Arts, Japanese.
Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) in art.
Feminine beauty (Aesthetics) in literature.
Feminine beauty (Aesthetics)
Japan.
Form Electronic book
Author Project Muse.
LC no. 2016034935
ISBN 1684175739
9781684175734