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Taction: The Drama of the Chisel, Stylus, Brush in Oriental Calligraphy

Ishikawa Kyuyoh ; translated by Waku Miller
Format
Book
Published
Tokyo : International House of Japan, 2011.
Edition
1st English ed
Language
English
Japanese (translated from)
Uniform Title
Sho : Hisshoku No Uchū o Yomitoku English
Variant Title
Taction : the drama of the stylus in oriental calligraphy
Series
LTCB International Library Selection =
Chōgin Kokusai Raiburarī Sōsho
LTCB International Library Selection
ISBN
9784924971318, 4924971316
Contents
  • Taction : the wellspring of calligraphic expression
  • Reciprocity : the yin and yang of calligraphy
  • Verticality : calligraphy's spiritual orientation
  • Melody : regularity, irregularity, and both
  • Storytelling : plot development through taction
  • Rhythm : meterless and stepped taction
  • Communication : the modes of expression
  • Brush dynamics : upright and sideways, jabbing and caressing, pushing and pulling
  • Architecture : how characters come together
  • Dance : movement seen and motion sensed
  • Protoscripts : calligraphy and design
  • Margin : calligraphy's larger context.
Description
xviii, 297 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
  • At head of title: LTCB International Library Trust/International House of Japan.
  • Translation of: Sho : hisshoku no uchū o yomitoku (Tokyo : Chuo Koron Shinsha, 2005).
  • Includes index.
Series Statement
LTCB international library selection = Chōgin kokusai raiburarī sōsho ; no. 29
LTCB international library selection = 長銀国際ライブラリー叢書 ; no. 29
LTCB international library selection no. 29
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