Japanese ghosts & demons: art of the supernatural

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G. Braziller, 1985 - Art - 192 pages
6 Reviews
Explores the supernatural folklore of Japan through art, legends, stories and artworks which best communicate the intrinsic beliefs of the Japanese people. The artworks featured include woodblock prints and woodblock-printed books, paintings and screens, netsuke and inro, and wood sculptures.

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Review: Japanese Ghosts and Demons: Art of the Supernatural

User Review  - J - Goodreads

one of my favorites ever. love the fantastical supernatural images so creative is the human imagination Read full review

Review: Japanese Ghosts and Demons: Art of the Supernatural

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I want to own this book now. definitely. Read full review

Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements
7
Tales of Female Ghosts
25
The Male Ghost in Kabuki and Ukiyoe
49
Shoki the Demon Queller
81
Tengu the Mountain Goblin
103
Tanuki and Kitsune
129
Humans Animals and Inbetween
169
Lenders to the Exhibition
186
Copyright

About the author (1985)

Stephen Addiss serves as Tucker-Boatwright Professor in the Humanities: Art, University of Richmond.

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