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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
Book collections on Project MUSE
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)
Form Electronic book
Author Project Muse.
LC no. 2016034935
ISBN 1684175739