Manga from the Floating World

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Adam Kern offers a close reading of the vibrant popular imagination through kibyoshi, a genre of sophisticated pictorial fiction from late-eighteenth-century Japan. Illustrated with rare prints from Japanese archival collections, these entertaining works will appeal to the general reader as well as to the student of Japanese cultural history.

Author: Adam L. Kern
Series: Harvard East Asian Monographs
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 606 pages, 118 photos, 10 color photos
Weight: 2160g
Dimensions: 214 x 288 x 39 mm
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication Date: 28/06/2019
ISBN: 9780674241787