This anthology is intended to supplement courses in which Japanese aesthetics and culture are taught. The essays assume little background knowledge; they do represent seminal thought in literary, cultural, and aesthetic criticism, and are well known to scholars for their clarity and straightforward exposition, making them especially useful to the Westerner who does not speak Japanese.A Reader Nancy G. Hume. Ames shows how aquot;the resolution to diea is athe center of the bushi mentality, a as he addresses the question of athe effect of this resolve on human action and human freedom.a The essay also shows the importance ofanbsp;...
|Title||:||Japanese Aesthetics and Culture|
|Author||:||Nancy G. Hume|
|Publisher||:||SUNY Press - 1995-07-01|