Title: Aesthetic Life: Beauty and Art in Modern Japan.
Series: Harvard East Asian Monographs, 400 / Harvard University Asia Center
Price: US$45.00
Author: Lippit, Miya Elise Mizuta
ISBN: 978-0-674-23730-8 Binding: Paperback Hardback    
Pub Date: 201903 Availability: NYP Illust: 5 photos, 30 color illus.
Publisher(Imprint): Harvard U.P.
           
Description: Aesthetic Life is a study of modern Japan, engaging the fields of art history, literature, and cultural studies, seeking to understand how the "beautiful woman" (bijin) emerged as a symbol of Japanese culture during the Meiji period (1868-1912).