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Author Sas, Miryam.

Title Experimental arts in postwar Japan : moments of encounter, engagement, and imagined return / Miryam Sas.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Asia Center : Distributed by Harvard University Press, 2011.

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 Moore Stacks  NX584.A1 S26 2011    Available  ---
Description xvii, 275 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Harvard East Asian monographs ; 329
Harvard East Asian monographs ; 329.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: death acts (survival acts) -- Post-Shingeki's edge. No holds barred: Betsuyaku Minoru and the paradoxes of total commitment -- Terayama Shuji: gender, power, and the imperative voice -- Blindness and the visuality of desire -- Intersubjective spaces, communal dreams -- Theories of encounter. Theories of encounter: breaking the everyday -- Imaginations of return: film, Buto, photography. Marks the spot: experimental film crossings -- On homecoming: Hijikata's writings and Buto -- Provoke era: new languages of Japanese photography -- Conclusion: counterfeit coins, phantasms.
Subject Arts, Japanese -- 20th century.
Avant-garde (Aesthetics) -- Japan.
ISBN 9780674053403 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0674053400 (hardcover : alk. paper)