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Viewed Sideways: Writings on Culture & Style in Contemporary Japan

This definitive new collection of essays ranges from Kyogen drama to the sex shows of Shinjuku, from film and Buddhism to Butoh and retro rock 'n' roll, from wasei eigo (Japanese/English) to mizushobai, the fine art of pleasing. Spanning some fifty years, these thirty-seven essays - most never anthologized before - offer cross-sections of Japan's enormous cultural power. They reflect the unique perspective of a man attempting to understand his adopted home.

Written by Donald Richie.

 
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  • Publisher - STONE BRIDGE PRESS
  • Media - Printed Material
  • Page Count - 264
  • Release Date - Sep 30 2011
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