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Chikanobu: Modernity and Nostalgia in Japanese Prints
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Chikanobu: Modernity and Nostalgia in Japanese Prints (Hardback)

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Two of Chikanobu's well known series of 50 prints each, Snow, Moon, Flowers (Setsugekka) and Eastern Brocades: Day and Night Compared (Azuma nishiki chuya kurabe) are illustrated in their entirety. And with over 270 full color illustrations, Chikanobu. Modernity and Nostalgia in Japanese Prints truly displays the richness of the intense Meiji print palette.

Bruce A. Coats, Professor of Art History and the Humanities at Scripps College, received his Ph.D. in art history from Harvard University. His teaching and research interests include Japanese prints, East Asian architecture and the history of gardens. Allen Hockley, Associate Professor of Art History at Dartmouth College, received his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto. He has written widely on Japanese prints and photography and is presently finishing a book on early Japanese photography. Kyoko Kurita, Associate Professor of Asian Languages and Literatures at Pomona College, received her Ph.D. in Japanese Literature from Yale University. Her dissertation was on Koda Rohan and the rise of the Romantic Movement in Meiji Japan. Currently she is doing research at Waseda University, on changes in the concept of the future in modern Japan. Joshua S. Mostow, Professor in the Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia, received his Ph.D. from the Comparative Literature and Literary Theory Program of the University of Pennsylvania. He has published extensively on the relationship of Japanese literature and the visual arts, and recently served as Adjunct Professor in the School of Women's Studies, Josai International University.

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