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Reading Zen in the Rocks: The Japanese Dry Landscape Garden

 
 
 
 
Reading Zen in the Rocks: The Japanese Dry Landscape Garden
Author: Fran├žois Berthier
ISBN 13: 9780226044125
ISBN 10: 226044122
Edition: N/A
Publisher: University Of Chicago Press
Publication Date: 2005-05-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 179
List Price: $20.00
 
 

Berthier (Japanese art and history, Institut Nationale des Langues et Civilisations Orientales, Paris, France) analyzes the famous garden of Ryoanji (Temple) in Kyoto, leading into an exposition of the Japanese dry landscape garden, including its historical antecedents and philosophical affiliations. Includes an essays by Graham Parkes (philosophy, U. of Hawaii) discussing the philosophical significance of rocks. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR