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The Resource Frog in the well : portraits of Japan by Watanabe Kazan, 1793-1841, Donald Keene

Frog in the well : portraits of Japan by Watanabe Kazan, 1793-1841, Donald Keene

Label
Frog in the well : portraits of Japan by Watanabe Kazan, 1793-1841
Title
Frog in the well
Title remainder
portraits of Japan by Watanabe Kazan, 1793-1841
Statement of responsibility
Donald Keene
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Frog in the Well is a vivid and revealing account of Watanabe Kazan, one of the most important intellectuals of the late Tokugawa period. From his impoverished upbringing to his tragic suicide in exile, Kazan's life and work reflected a turbulent period in Japan's history. He was a famous artist, a Confucian scholar, a student of Western culture, a samurai, and a critic of the shogunate who, nevertheless, felt compelled to kill himself for fear that he had caused his lord anxiety. During this period, a typical Japanese scholar or artist refused to acknowledge the outside
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
COO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keene, Donald
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
In English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1793-1841
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Watanabe, Kazan
Series statement
Asia perspectives
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Watanabe, Kazan
  • Watanabe, Kazan
  • Painters
  • Japan
  • ART
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • Intellectual life
  • Painters
  • Japan
  • Culture and History of non-European Territories
  • Global History
  • History
  • Intellectual life
  • Malerei
  • Painters
Label
Frog in the well : portraits of Japan by Watanabe Kazan, 1793-1841, Donald Keene
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-276) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Dutch studies in Japan before 1793 -- Japan in 1793: Kazan's early years -- Genre paintings and early portraits -- Travels and career -- The early 1830s -- Foreign influence and major portraits -- The meeting of East and West -- Danger from overseas -- The road to prison -- The trial -- Kazan the painter -- The last year
Control code
ocn213306000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (289 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231511032
Lccn
2005034247
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.7312/keen13826
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttgstpc
  • 3ab1930b-3335-4607-baf8-96f782b617e6
Publisher number
EB00662417
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)213306000
Label
Frog in the well : portraits of Japan by Watanabe Kazan, 1793-1841, Donald Keene
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-276) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Dutch studies in Japan before 1793 -- Japan in 1793: Kazan's early years -- Genre paintings and early portraits -- Travels and career -- The early 1830s -- Foreign influence and major portraits -- The meeting of East and West -- Danger from overseas -- The road to prison -- The trial -- Kazan the painter -- The last year
Control code
ocn213306000
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (289 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231511032
Lccn
2005034247
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.7312/keen13826
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttgstpc
  • 3ab1930b-3335-4607-baf8-96f782b617e6
Publisher number
EB00662417
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)213306000

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