New PDF release: Viewed Sideways: Writings on Culture and Style in

By Donald Richie

ISBN-10: 1933330988

ISBN-13: 9781933330983

This definitive new number of essays via the author Time calls "the dean of arts critics in Japan" levels from Kyogen drama to the intercourse exhibits of Shinjuku, from movie and Buddhism to Butoh and unfashionable rock 'n' roll, from wasei eigo (Japanese/English) to mizushobai, the high-quality artwork of exciting. Spanning a few fifty years, those thirty-seven essays—most by no means anthologized before—offer cross-sections of Japan's huge, immense cultural strength. They replicate the original standpoint of a guy trying to comprehend his followed home.

The writings of Donald Richie—film critic, reviewer, novelist, and essayist—have encouraged generations of Japan observers round the world.

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