Cultural Hybrids of (Post)Modernism: Japanese and Western Literature, Art and Philosophy by Beatriz Penas-IbáñezCultural Hybrids of (Post)Modernism: Japanese and Western Literature, Art and Philosophy by Beatriz Penas-Ibáñez

Cultural Hybrids of (Post)Modernism: Japanese and Western Literature, Art and Philosophy

EditorBeatriz Penas-Ibáñez, Akiko Manabe

Paperback | January 24, 2017

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Cultural Hybrids of (Post)Modernism starts from the premise that the literary-cultural milieu we live in is characteristically hybrid. To develop that premise, the present volume focuses on explaining the strong impact that Japanese culture, especially Japanese aesthetics, bore on Western intellectuals, Modernist literary writers and artists from the second half of the nineteenth century onwards, and, conversely, the impact of Western modernity on Japanese cultural modernization from the Meiji Era onwards. Such intercultural contact has brought on a renewal of cultural formats that can be explained in terms of hybridity as regards both the aesthetic and the intellectual production of the artists and thinkers from Japan and the West throughout the twentieth century and to the present. The outcome of modernization was the creation of new cultural standards in Japan and the West and, with it, new ways of understanding pedagogy and education, a reconceptualization of the Nation versus the individual, a redefinition of the role of women in modernizing society, also a revision of philosophical thought and a new approach to the role of linguistic signs in the production of meaning.

Beatriz Penas Ibáñez, PhD, is a full tenured Professor in English and Head of the English and German Department at the University of Zaragoza (Spain). She specialises in Cultural Semiotics, Narratology and the literature of Ernest Hemingway. Her research in the field of Semiotics is specifically focused on the interrelation between lan...
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Title:Cultural Hybrids of (Post)Modernism: Japanese and Western Literature, Art and PhilosophyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:234 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:January 24, 2017Publisher:Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3034321368

ISBN - 13:9783034321365

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Carmen López: A Dialogue between Eastern and Western Phenomenology: Merleau-Ponty and Nishida. Creative Expression and Vacuity – Irene Starace: Akiko Yosano and Charlotte Perkins Gilman: A Comparatist Revision of East/West Modernist Feminism – José Pazó/David Almazán: Gonzalo Jiménez De La Espada: A Meiji-Era Spanish Professor and Translator in Japan – Shingo Kato: Yukichi Fukuzawa and Masao Maruyama: Two Logics of the Nation and a Critique of the Absence of the Individual in Japanese Society – Carolina Plou: Satoshi Kon’s Tokyo Godfathers vs. John Ford’s Three Godfathers. From the modern to the postmodern homeless hero – Akiko Manabe: Literary Style and Japanese Aesthetics: Hemingway’s Debt to Pound as Reflected in his Poetic Style – Tateo Imamura: A Japanese Aesthetic Perspective on Haiku and the Arts – Christopher Loots: «Nada» and «Sunyata» in A Clean, Well-Lighted Place – Hideo Yanagisawa: Re-emergence of the Encounter with Long-Haired Painters: The Hidden Influence of the Japanese Artists in The Garden of Eden Manuscripts – Beatriz Penas-Ibáñez: From E. Pound’s to E. Hemingway’s Haiku-Like Textuality: Japanese Aesthetics in Chapter 20, Death in the Afternoon.