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A Guide to the Gardens of Kyoto

by Marc Treib

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Published by Tuttle Pub .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages201
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9400583M
ISBN 104079728786
ISBN 109784079728782
OCLC/WorldCa642199004

The gardens in the title are a reference to Kyoto’s famous Ryoan-ji Zen gardens, probably constructed in the late 15th century, and consisting of an arrangement of fifteen rocks on raked, white pebbles, situated so that only fourteen are visible at any one time, from any vantage point. The novel's separate parts don't quite cohere formally, but the nature of their interconnection is suggested by this telling phrase from Randall's book: "Tucked within the gardens of Kyoto is a shrine to unborn children, to lost children, to children too soon dead."Author: Kate Walbert.

A Guide to the Gardens of Kyoto (Book): Treib, Marc: This guidebook to the mecca of Japanese gardens provides all the detailed information necessary to fully understand and appreciate the gardens of Kyoto, and Japanese gardens in general. It describes 56 of the most important Kyoto gardens, arranged in groups by location. This guidebook to the mecca of Japanese gardens . The Gardens of Kyoto is based on the short story of the same title, which won the Pushcart and O. Henry Prizes in and which has become the first chapter of .

In this new book, Mizuno introduces the gardens of Kyoto that are not easily Supreme examples of the art of Japanese gardens, not easily accessible to the public. The Hidden Gardens of Kyoto is the attractive sequel to Landscapes for Small Spaces by the same photographer, Katsuhiko Mizuno/5. Home to the world’s most famous Japanese ZenGarden, Ryoan-ji Temple is located close to the iconic Kinkaku-ji (Golden Pavilion) in northwest Kyoto. The karesansui or dry landscape garden is truly unlike any other garden you have seen, with 15 mystical rocks floating in a sea of pure white sand. The garden is beautiful in its size and simplicity (it is only 25 meters from east to Author: John Asano.


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A Guide to the Gardens of Kyoto by Marc Treib Download PDF EPUB FB2

Kyoto does not change fast, so even though the book is old this is still a highly valuable guide for anyone planning on visiting this remarkable city. This guide book describes all the major gardens in the 5-districts and their surroundings, and will help you decide what you want to see and how to get by: 9.

Kyoto does not change fast, so even though the book is old this is still a highly valuable guide for anyone planning on visiting this remarkable city. This guide book describes all the major gardens in the 5-districts and their surroundings, and will help you decide what you want to see and how to get there/5(15).

Designed for the layman as well as the professional, this concise yet comprehensive guide provides both practical information and theoretical insights into the design of the Japanese garden.

Kyoto, the capital of Japan for over one thousand years, possesses a richness of garden art without equal as a living chronicle of Japanese cultural history and environmental design/5.

This Japan travel guide presents a journey into the true heart of the Kyoto experience—one which brings you deep into the world of Kyoto's ancient Zen Buddhist culture.

This is the first comprehensive guide to Kyoto's most important Zen garden and temple sites. Brand new Book. This Japan travel guide presents a journey into the true heart of the Kyoto experience one which brings you deep into the world of Kyoto's ancient Zen Buddhist is the first comprehensive guide to Kyoto's most.

One of the major themes probed by Kate Walbert in The Gardens of Kyoto is the emotional devastation wrought by war -- on the men who go off to fight and on those at home who love them. Discuss this theme as it plays out in the lives of Randall's father, Ellen, Ellen's sister Rita and her husband, Roger, and, six years later, Henry Rock, the handsome young lieutenant.

The Gardens of Kyoto is an eloquent book and in important ways, a ghost story of those who have touched the lives of those who are left behind.

The title alludes to a book, gifted to a young Ellen by her cousin and presumed love interest Randall, who, we quickly learn, was killed in the war/5(41). When he dies on Iwo Jima, she turns to the legacy he left her: his diary and a book called The Gardens of Kyoto.

Each one subtly influences her perception of her place in the world, the nature of her memories. The Gardens of Kyoto is an eloquent book and in important ways, a ghost story of those who have touched the lives of those who are left behind.

The title alludes to a book, gifted to a young Ellen by her cousin and presumed love interest Randall, who, we quickly learn, was killed in the war/5. Discussion Guide 1. The stark simplicity of the novel's opening lines, "I had a cousin, Randall, killed on Iwo Jima.

Gardens of Kyoto is both the title of Kate Walbert's novel and the title of a book about Japan's historic gardens of Kyoto that was Randall's prized possession. Talk about the author's use of the book-within-a-book. Treib, Marc + Ron HermanOro Editions SKU: S Designed for the layman as well as the professional, this concise yet comprehensive guide provides both practical information and theoretical insights into the design of the Japanese garden.

Kyoto, the capital of Japan for over on thousand years, possesses a richness. Designed for the layman as well as the professional, this concise yet comprehensive guide provides both practical information and theoretical insights into the design of the Japanese garden. Kyoto, the capital of Japan for over one thousand years, possesses a richness of garden art without equal as a living chronicle of Japanese cultural history and environmental.

Kyoto does not change fast, so even though the book is old this is still a highly valuable guide for anyone planning on visiting this remarkable city. This guide book describes all the major gardens in the 5-districts and their surroundings, and will help /5.

A guide to the gardens of Kyoto. [Marc Treib; Ron Herman] -- "Designed for the layman as well as the professional, this concise yet comprehensive guide provides both practical information and theoretical insights into the design of the Japanese garden.

This book is a must for those interested in the aesthetic as well as the human aspects of Zen in this remarkable city." — Daitsu Tom Wright, Soto Zen Buddhist priest and author of Samadhi on Zen Gardens "To endeavor writing a book on Zen gardens and temples in Kyoto must be daunting.

John Dougill stepped up to the task and put out an Brand: Tuttle Publishing. Zen Gardens and Temples of Kyoto: A Guide to Kyoto's Most Important Sites (Book) Book Details.

ISBN. Title. Zen Gardens and Temples of Kyoto: A Guide to Kyoto's Most Important Sites. Author. Dougill, John & Einarsen, John & Kawakami, Takafumi. Publisher. Tuttle Publishing.

Publication Date. Buy This Book. Kyoto does not change fast, so even though the book is old this is still a highly valuable guide for anyone planning on visiting this remarkable city. This guide book describes all the major gardens in the 5-districts and their surroundings, and will help /5(49).

In The Gardens of Kyoto three of the characters -- Ruby, Daphne, and Ellen -- find themselves confronting the terror of pregnancy out of wedlock. Contrast the different circumstances that influence them in facing up to their problem -- and the different solution that each one chooses.

Like the mysterious arrangements of intricate sand, rock, and gravel found in the Kyoto Gardens, the stories gracefully come together in a single, rich mosaic. Exceeding the promise of her New York Times Notable Book debut, Kate Walbert brings her prizewinning "painter's eye and poet's voice" (The Hartford Courant) to a mesmerizing story of war, romance, and grief.

The only comprehensive guide to the gardens of Kyoto Published by User, 13 years ago This book is an indispensible aide to anyone planning a trip on his own. This book contains over 50 individual entries describing the gardens of Kyoto and environs, grouped by geographic location within the city.5/5(5).

Genre/Form: Guidebooks: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Treib, Marc. Guide to the gardens of Kyoto.

Tokyo: Shufunotomo Co., (OCoLC)Kyoto is a garden lover’s paradise. It is the best place in all of Japan to immerse yourself in the wonders of the Japanese garden. Here are my favorite gardens in Kyoto, organized by type.

Many of the best Japanese gardens can be found inside temples, and with over temples, it’s no surprise that Kyoto is chock-a-block with fantastic.

This book covers all the public gardens that you might want to visit in Kyoto, and provides an informed description of each of the gardens, as well as the Japanese garden in general.

Most of the gardens are in temples and imperial palaces, so it's helpful for selecting which of these to visit from the point of view of the gardens, as you won't have time to see /5(4).