Bachelor Japanists: Japanese Aesthetics and Western Masculinities – Christopher REED
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Keywords

Bachelor Japanists
Christopher Reed
Japanese aesthetics
Masculinities
Japan

How to Cite

Miller, T. “Bachelor Japanists: Japanese Aesthetics and Western Masculinities – Christopher REED”. Mutual Images Journal, no. 9, Dec. 2020, pp. 91-94, doi:10.32926/2020.9.r.tyr.bache.

Abstract

Bachelor Japanists offers readers an engaging and richly narrated look at Western “Japanism” of the 19th and 20th century—scholarly, collectionist, and creative engagements with Japanese culture, religion, art, and aesthetics—which, Christopher Reed argues, Western individuals and coteries used to construct queer “bachelor” identities, both male and female, eschewing marriage and evading the domestic norms of their day. The term bachelor, Reed underscores, is not [...]

https://doi.org/10.32926/2020.9.r.tyr.bache
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