Newsletter   Secure Checkout   Shopping Cart (0 Items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

An Introduction To Japanese Kanji Calligraphy [Paperback]

By Kunii Takezaki & Bob Godin (Editor)
Our Price $ 17.47  
Retail Value $ 24.95  
You Save $ 7.49  (30%)  
Item Number 213366  
Buy New $17.47
Available on the Internet only.

Item description for An Introduction To Japanese Kanji Calligraphy by Kunii Takezaki & Bob Godin...

The word calligraphy literally means "beautiful writing." It is an art form that can be found in most civilizations with a written script. Originally developed to stress the importance of culture, religion and philosophy, over time calligraphy in most languages has developed into a purely artistic expression. In Japan, kanji characters from the panese writing system are used in calligraphy. An Introduction to Japanese Kanji Calligraphy is an exploration of this Asian art form, and examines how calligraphic poetry developed in Japan. Written by a Japanese shodo master, An Introduction to Japanese Kanji Calligraphy is a wonderful introduction to a beautiful art.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Pages   128
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.5" Width: 14" Height: 10"
Weight:   0.76 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Feb 15, 2008
Publisher   Charles E Tuttle Co
ISBN  4805309253  
ISBN13  9784805309254  
UPC  676251309256  

Availability  5 units.
Availability accurate as of Oct 25, 2016 08:30.
Usually ships within one to two business days from La Vergne, TN.
Orders shipping to an address other than a confirmed Credit Card / Paypal Billing address may incur and additional processing delay.

More About Kunii Takezaki & Bob Godin

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Bargain Books > Arts & Music > Art
2Books > Bargain Books > Children > Art
3Books > Bargain Books > Home & Garden > General
4Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Art > Art Instruction & Reference > Calligraphy
5Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Graphic Design > Calligraphy
6Books > Subjects > Home & Garden > Crafts & Hobbies > General
7Books > Subjects > Reference > Foreign Languages > Instruction > Instruction
8Books > Subjects > Reference > General

Reviews - What do customers think about An Introduction To Japanese Kanji Calligraphy?

The book contains a very short but meaty introduction to the Japanese writing system. It covers the several types of Japanese alphabet, Katakana, Hiragana, Ro-omaji & Kanji and provides with information on the origin for the names for these different writing systems in the Japanese language. For instance, for the the word Kanji, which is one of the most daunting systems for many Japanese language students, it breaks down the word in two; Kan & Ji, showing the meaning for Kan= Chinese & Ji= Character. Therefore, Kanji simply means Chinese characters and so on with the other writing systems, Hiragana, etc.
Also, it shows how to write them and a history and etymological background for the Japanese alphabet.
What it shone through the book was the calligraphic examples given and the photos all along.
It's a very complete work the authours did for this title and as a guide for someone who's into calligraphy or even learning the language from scratch is purely grand.
100% recommended on this ground! ... Gambatte kudasai > Best Results for you!

Write your own review about An Introduction To Japanese Kanji Calligraphy

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding An Introduction To Japanese Kanji Calligraphy

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy