Japanism


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Japanism

1. devotion to or preference for the customs, policies, language, or culture of Japan.
2. anything peculiar to or characteristic of Japan or its people.
See also: Japan
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57) Christopher Reed, "Modernizing the Mikado: Japan, Japanism and the Limitations of the Avant-Garde," Visual Culture in Britain 14 (2013): 68-86 (74).
Ivinski's inclusion of newly discovered or infrequently discussed Cassatt works is helpful to the specialist: Young Woman with a Mandolin (1876) is used to trace the artist's evolution from her study of Spanish painters such as Velazquez and Murillo to Impressionism, while Young Women Picking Fruit (1892) is described as a synthesis of Japanism, Post-Impressionism, and the early Italian Renaissance.
Harootunian touches on these ideas in an article on Tosaka Jun's "penetrating account of how liberalism prepared the ground for fascism--what he called Japanism .
Another rampant Japanism that interestingly survives unchallenged in Korean linguistic scholarship is concealed in the statement that "the Korean word for 'loanword' is oylay-e" (p.
And since Japanism has become a model (or, in some cases, the foil) for the genre of Japanese auto-ethnography known as nihonjinron, it too is identified as fair game for unwrapping.