By Donald Richie
Publish 12 months note: First released in 1991
A masterfully written choice of brief essays by way of the famous Western professional on eastern tradition and picture and the guy Time journal calls "the dean of paintings critics in Japan." Spanning greater than thirty years, Richie translates his followed home's artistic accomplishments in the course of its upward thrust to fiscal and cultural strength.
Read or Download A Lateral View: Essays on Culture and Style in Contemporary Japan PDF
Best essays books
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, bestselling writer, and Wheel of Fortune contestant Dave Barry exposes the shattering fact. even if he's splashing with the U. S. sychronized swim staff ("Picture a number of chic swans swimming with a flailing sea cow") or reliving the Pilgrims' first Thanksgiving ("We've determined to obliterate your tradition, yet first might we attempt the stuffing?
A call choice of H. L. Mencken's formerly out-of-print writings.
Edited and annotated via H. L. M. , this can be a choice from his out-of-print writings. they arrive in general from books—the six of the PREJUDICES sequence, A e-book OF BURLESQUES, IN security of girls, NOTES ON DEMOCRACY, creating a PRESIDENT, A ebook OF CALUMNY, TREATISE ON correct AND WRONG—but there also are journal and newspaper items that by no means bought among covers (from the yankee Mercury, the shrewdpermanent Set, and the Baltimore night sunlight) and a few notes that have been by no means formerly released at all.
Readers will locate edification and entertainment in his estimates of a number of Americans—Woodrow Wilson, Aimee Semple McPherson, Roosevelt I and Roosevelt II, James Gibbons Huneker, Rudolph Valentino, Calvin Coolidge, Ring Lardner, Theodore Dreiser, and Walt Whitman. these musically vulnerable will take pleasure in his items on Beethoven, Schubert, and Wagner, and there's fabric for 100 controversies in his decisions on Joseph Conrad, Thorstein Veblen, Nietzsche, and Madame Blavatsky.
From Publishers Weekly within the 2005 documentary of a similar identify (included with the book), Motz documented 8 vintage hamburger joints around the kingdom. within the resulting years he is broadened his horizons yet no longer his tastes; right here he offers 100 hamburger spots in 39 states, every one profiled with love and followed through mouthwatering full-color images.
- What Does It Mean to Be Well Educated?: And More Essays on Standards, Grading, and Other Follies
- Gender and Genre: Essays on David Mamet
- Dante (Bloom's Major Poets)
- Essays in Contemporary Economics: A Festschrift in Memory of A. D. Karayiannis
- Violence in the Black Imagination: Essays and Documents
- Short: An International Anthology of Five Centuries of Short-Short Stories, Prose Poems, Brief Essays, and Other Short Prose Forms
Extra info for A Lateral View: Essays on Culture and Style in Contemporary Japan
And Morton, M. L. (1956). / . Fish Res. Bd. Can. 13, 569. , and Powrie, W. D. (1964). Fundamentals of low temperature food preservation. Advan. Food Res. 13, 220. Fräser, D. , and Dyer, W. J. (1961). Temperature and the biochemical processes occurring during rigor mortis in cod muscle. /. Fish. Res. Bd. Can. 18,641. Ghanekar, D. , Bal, D. , and Kamala, S. (1956). Enzymes of some elasmobranchs from Bombay. III. Amylases of Scoliodon sorrakowah and Sphyrna blochii. Proc. Indian Acad. , Sect. B 43, 134.
Effect was shown in cucumbers (Cucumis sativus) stored at nonchilling temperatures (Eaks and Morris, 1956). Chilling injury, with consequent rapid deterioration, occurs in cucumbers stored within the temperature range 0°-10°C (Eaks and Morris, 1957). During storage at these temperatures, the rate of respiration increases with time to a plateau, corresponding to the development of chilling injury, followed by a decline in respiration due to the death of the tissue. An increase in the rate of respiration has been observed after the detachment of wheat leaves.
P. 57. Fishing News (Books), London. Husaini, S. , Deatherage, F. , Kunkle, L. , and Draudt, H. N. (1960). Studies on meat. I. The biochemistry of beef as related to tenderness. Food Technol. 4, 313. Huxley, H. E. (1964). Structural arrangements and the contraction mechanism in striated muscle. Proc. Roy. Soc, Ser. B 160, 442. Jay, J. M. (1966). Influence of post-mortem conditions on muscle microbiology. In "The Physiology and Biochemistry of Muscle as a Food" (E. J. Briskey, R. G. Cassens, and J.
A Lateral View: Essays on Culture and Style in Contemporary Japan by Donald Richie