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Sex and the Floating World: Erotic Images in Japan 1700 1820 (Paperback) - Timon Screech
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2009, ISBN: 1861894325

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[EAN: 9781861894328], New book, [SC: 0.0], [PU: Reaktion Books, United Kingdom], Language: English . Brand New Book. Newly revised and expanded, this second edition of Timon Screech s definitive Sex and the Floating World offers a real assessment of the genre of Japanese paintings and prints today known as shunga. Changes in Japanese law in the 1990s enabled erotic images to be published without fear of prosecution, and many shunga picture-books have since appeared. There has, however, been very little attempt to situate the imagery within the contexts of sexuality, gender or power. Questions of aesthetics, and of whether shunga deserve a place in the official history of Japanese art, have dominated, and the question of the use of these images has been avoided. Timon Screech seeks to re-establish shunga in a proper historical frame of culture and creativity. Shunga prints are not like any other form of picture for the simple fact that they are overtly about sex. And once we begin to examine them first and foremost as sexual apparatus, then we must be prepared for some surprises. The author opens up for us the strange world of sexual fantasy in the Edo culture of eighteenth-century Japan, and investigates the tensions in class and gender of those that made and made use of shunga.

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[ED: Taschenbuch], [PU: Reaktion Books], This book offers an entirely new assessment of the genre of Japanese paintings and prints today known as "shunga," Recent changes in Japanese law have at last enabled erotic images to be published without fear of prosecution, and many picture books have since appeared in Japan. There has, however, been very little attempt to situate the imagery within the contexts of sexuality, gender or power. Questions of aesthetics, and of whether "shunga" deserve a place in the official history of Japanese art, have dominated, and the question of the use of these images has been avoided. Timon Screech seeks to re-establish "shunga" in its proper historical contexts of culture and creativity. "Sex and the Floating World" opens up for us the strange world of sexual fantasy in the Edo culture of eighteenth-century Japan, and investigates the tensions in class and gender of those who made - and made use of - "shunga," 125 black & white illustrations, 46 colour illustrations Versandfertig in 2-4 Wochen, DE, [SC: 0.00], Neuware, gewerbliches Angebot, offene Rechnung (Vorkasse vorbehalten)

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[EAN: 9781861894328], New book, [SC: 0.0], [PU: Reaktion Books], Changes in Japanese law in the 1990s enabled erotic images to be published without fear of prosecution, and many shunga picture-books have since appeared. This book offers an assessment of the genre of Japanese paintings and prints known as shunga. It seeks to re-establish shunga in a proper historical frame of culture and creativity. Num Pages: 304 pages, 125 black & white illustrations, 46 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JF; 3JH; ACBP; AFC; AFH; AGHX. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 225 x 134 x 28. Weight in Grams: 910. . 2009. Second Edition. Paperback. . . . .

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Paperback. New. Newly revised and expanded, this second edition of Timon Screech's definitive Sex and the Floating World offers a real assessment of the genre of Japanese paintings and prints today known as shunga. Changes in Japanese law in the 1990s enabled erotic images to be published without fear of prosecut

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Sex and the Floating World: Erotic Images in Japan 1700-1820 - Second Edition
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Screech, Timon

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Sex and the Floating World: Erotic Images in Japan 1700-1820 - Second Edition

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This book offers an entirely new assessment of the genre of Japanese paintings and prints today known as "shunga," Recent changes in Japanese law have at last enabled erotic images to be published without fear of prosecution, and many picture books have since appeared in Japan. There has, however, been very little attempt to situate the imagery within the contexts of sexuality, gender or power. Questions of aesthetics, and of whether "shunga" deserve a place in the official history of Japanese art, have dominated, and the question of the use of these images has been avoided. Timon Screech seeks to re-establish "shunga" in its proper historical contexts of culture and creativity. "Sex and the Floating World" opens up for us the strange world of sexual fantasy in the Edo culture of eighteenth-century Japan, and investigates the tensions in class and gender of those who made - and made use of - "shunga,"

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781861894328
ISBN (ISBN-10): 1861894325
Paperback
Publishing year: 2009
Publisher: Reaktion Books
376 Pages
Weight: 0,912 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 9781861894328

ISBN - alternate spelling:
1-86189-432-5, 978-1-86189-432-8


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