Reading Zen in the Rocks The Japanese Dry Landscape Garden

ISBN-10: 0226044122

ISBN-13: 9780226044125

Edition: 2005

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Description: This essay on the 'kare-sansui' garden focuses on the Chinese antecedents and affiliations with Taoist ideas and Chinese landscape painting. It considers the roles of Shinto and Zen Buddhism in the evolution of the garden, and the fact that the lowest labouring classes created its highest examples.

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List price: $23.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 5/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 179
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682

Franccedil;ois Berthier is professor of Japanese art and history at the Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales in Paris. Graham Parkes is professor of philosophy at the University of Hawaii.

Translator's Preface Reading Zen in the Rocks
The Japanese Dry Landscape Garden Chronology
The Role of Rock in Japanese Dry Landscape Garden
Notes Selected
Bibliography
Index
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