A Lateral View: Essays on Culture and Style in Contemporary Japan

A Lateral View: Essays on Culture and Style in Contemporary Japan

by Donald Richie

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Overview

A masterfully written collection of short essays by the recognized Western expert on Japanese culture and film and the man Time magazine calls "the dean of art critics in Japan." Spanning more than thirty years, Richie interprets his adopted home's creative accomplishments during its rise to economic and cultural power.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780962813740
Publisher: Stone Bridge Press
Publication date: 07/01/1998
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 245
Sales rank: 961,638
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Donald Richie has been writing about Japan for over 50 years from his base in Tokyo and is the author of over 40 books and hundreds of essays and reviews. He is widely admired for his incisive film studies on Ozu and Kurosawa, and for his stylish and incisive observations on Japanese culture.

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