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Poetry as Image: The Visual Culture of "Waka" in Sixteenth-Century Japan (Hardcover)"

Tomoko Sakomura

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Title: Poetry as Image: The Visual Culture of "Waka...

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The culture of Japanese poetry, waka, is richly visual. In Poetry as Image Tomoko Sakomura examines the ways the visual culture ofwaka in sixteenth-century Japan engages with practice and protocol developed over the course of the previous six centuries, and what these engagements reveal about the role of the past in cultural productions of the present.

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Dr Tomoko Sakomura is Associate Professor of Art History, Swarthmore College. She is a specialist in Japanese art history whose work examines the relationship between word and image in the visual culture of late medieval Japan.

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