6 edition of Floating World found in the catalog.
July 31, 2004 by Laurentian Press .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||316|
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From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and author of the Booker Prize–winning novel The Remains of the Day In the face of the misery in his homeland, the artist Masuji Ono was unwilling to devote his art solely to the celebration of physical beauty. An Artist of the Floating World is a sensual and profoundly convincing portrait of the artist as an aging man.
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An Artist of the Floating World is a novel by British-Japanese author Kazuo Ishiguro. It was published in and shortlisted the same year for the Booker Prize. The novel also won the Whitbread Book of the Year Award the year it came out. Masuji Ono is a retired artist who has earned a.
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An Artist of the Floating World Book Summary and Study Guide. Kazuo Ishiguro Booklist Kazuo Ishiguro Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of An Artist of the Floating World; The novel begins in Octoberwhen Japan is three years into the humiliating defeat of World War II.
It is trying to stumble back to normalcy and yet, the. Jul 06, · An Artist of the Floating World is perhaps the supreme example of his art.
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The ukiyo culture also arose in other cities such as Osaka and Kyoto. The famous Japanese woodblock prints known as ukiyo-e, or "pictures of the Floating World", had their origins in these districts and often depicted scenes of the Floating World itself such as geisha, kabuki actors, sumo wrestlers, samurai, chōnin, and prostitutes.
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An Artist of the Floating World: Introduction A concise biography of Kazuo Ishiguro plus historical and literary.One of the most enduring art forms that arose from the Floating World is the ukiyo-e, literally "Floating World picture," the famed Japanese woodblock print.
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