Rethinking Visual Narratives From Asia: Intercultural And Comparative Perspectives


by Green, Alexandra (Ed.)

Rethinking Visual Narratives From Asia: Intercultural And Comparative Perspectives

Price:  US$35.28   (SGD49.00*)
Format:  Paper Back, 258 pages
Published:  2013, Hong Kong, 1st Edition
ISBN:  9789888139101
SB#:  059385 (101)

About This Book

Rethinking Visual Narratives covers topics from the first millennium B.C.E. through the present day, testifying to the enduring significance of visual stories in shaping and affirming cultural practices in Asia. Contributors analyze how visual narratives function in different Asian cultures and reveal the multiplicity of ways that images can be narrated beyond temporal progression through a particular space. The study of local art forms advances our knowledge of regional iterations and theoretical boundaries, illustrating the enduring importance of pictorial stories to the cultural traditions of Asia.


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