Details

Publish Date

6/1/92

# of Pages

245

Dimensions

5 x 7"

Price (Print/Ebook)

$16.95/$9.95

PISBN

9780962813740

EISBN

9780893469702

A Lateral View

Essays on Culture and Style in Contemporary Japan

This masterfully written collection of short essays by the acknowledged Western expert on Japanese culture and film spans thirty years and ranges broadly over subjects as diverse as the Noh theater, fashion, television, Tokyo Disneyland, language, the kiss, and, of course, film. Donald Richie's twenty-eight essays present cross-sections of Japan's enormous creative accomplishments during the nation's rise to economic and cultural power.

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About the Author(s)

Donald Richie

Donald Richie

Well known for his instrumental role in introducing Japanese film to the West and for his travel memoir The Inland Sea, which was adapted into a popular PBS documentary. 

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