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Zen Buddhist Landscape Arts of Early Muromachi Japan (1336-1573)

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Examining inscriptions on landscape paintings and related documents, this book explores the views of the "two jewels" of Japanese Zen literature, Gido Shushin (1325-1388) and Zekkai Chushin (1336-1405), and their students. These monks played important roles as advisors to the shoguns Ashikaga Yoshimitsu (1358-1408) and Yoshimochi (1386-1428), as well as to major figures in various michi or Ways of linked verse, the No theatre, ink painting, rock gardens, and other arts. By applying images of mountain retreats to their busy ...

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Zen Buddhist Landscape Arts of Early Muromachi Japan (1336-1573)
1999, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791439104

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Zen Buddhist Landscape Arts of Early Muromachi Japan (1336-1573)
1999, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9780791439098

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