This sumptous guide explains the cultural forces behind Shunga images and why the Japanese find them so erotic. It also reveals the influence of Shunga on great Western art movements such as Impressionism. Exquisitely and abundantly illustrated, this is the most comprehensively informative book ever to be written on the subject - truly a 'masterclass'.Under the harmonious leadership of the military shoguns (the rulers of Edo- period Japan) Edo quickly grew to ... included in its binding an instructional sex manual, proving that instructive and commercialised sexual cultures could exist inanbsp;...
|Title||:||Masterclass: Understanding Shunga|
|Publisher||:||ER Books - 2008|