Gifts of Wishful Thinking--Genji Screens and the Bridal Trousseau in Tokugawa Japan

August 27, 2009

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Beyond Golden Clouds: Japanese Screens from the Art Institute of Chicago and the Saint Louis Art Museum

Melissa McCormick, John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University, selects scenes from the Japanese novel The Tale of Genji as she illuminates the literary classic's role in the genre of Japanese screens.

Performance programs and lectures associated with Beyond Golden Clouds are provided by the Japan Foundation, New York.

 

Recorded Thursday, August 27, 2009 at The Art Institute of Chicago-Fullerton Hall.