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Crossing the Sea:
Essays on East Asian Art in Honor of Professor Yoshiaki Shimizu
Edited by Gregory P. A. Levine, Andrew M. Watsky & Gennifer Weisenfeld

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Preface [in PDF format] | Foreword [PDF only]

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Foreword and Acknowledgments 7
Preface 11
Contributors 14
Chronology 15
Catching the Last Bus: Yoshiaki Shimizu and the Art of Creative Digression, Mimi hall Yiengpruksawan 19
Bibliography of Yoshiaki Shimizu 29
PART I PICTURING THE TALE OF GENJI
Veiled in Shadow: Recent Discoveries and Technical Analyses of the Harvard Art Museum's Tale of Genji Album, Anne Rose Kitagawa 39
A Changing Suma: Varied Illustrations for The Tale of Genji, Bruce A. Coats 55
PART II VISION / PRACTICE
The Evidence of Our Eyes: The Epistemology of Vision(s) in Early Medieval Japan, Kevin Gray Carr 77
A Brief Reconsideration of a Fragment of The Illustrated Collected Gleanings of the Legends of Past Virtues, Sinéad R. C. Kehoe 95
Mountains, Magic, and Mothers: Envisioning the Female Ascetic in a Medieval Chigo Tale, Melissa McCormick 107
PART III THE BODY
Picturing Yusai: The Poet Evoked, Andrew M. Watsky 137
Shiseido Chic: The Cosmopolitan Aesthetics of Japanese Cosmetics, Gennifer Weisenfeld 159
PART IV PICTURING THE WORLD
What Is in a Place? New Initiatives in Ink Landscape Painting in Eastern Japan during the Later Muromachi Period, Eva Havlicova 183
The Perfect Gift: Premodern Japanese Screens Sent Abroad, Janice Katz 203
PART V COMBINATORY VISUAL CULTURES
Redeeming Qualities: Absolving the Sin of Secular Art and Literature in Early Medieval Japan, Nicole Fabricand-Person 221
Seer of Sounds: The Muqi Triptych, Yukio Lippit 243
Innumerable Embodiments of Hotei: The Emergence of a Literati Persona, Xiaojin Wu 267
PART VI VISION / HISTORY
On Return: Kano Eitoku's Flowers and Birds of the Four Seasons and the Digital World, Gregory P. A . Levine 285
Selected References 309
Selected Glossary 329
Photo Credits 335

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