Inexorable Modernity: Japan’s Grappling with Modernity in the Arts


Hiroshi Nara (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 284 pages

File size: 4.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

The book represents a compilation of case studies about Japanese intellectuals’ relationships to modernity in three majors arenas of art (art and aesthetics, theater, and literature) beginning in the 1850s to the 1970s. It discusses how inevitable wave of modernity was responded to, discussed, assimilated, changed by some of the most notable practitioners of art and intellectuals in Japan during this period.