Book Discussion on The Donald Richie Reader

Mr. Richie talked about his book The Donald Richie Reader: 50 Years of Writing on Japan, published by Stonebridge Press. The… read more

Mr. Richie talked about his book The Donald Richie Reader: 50 Years of Writing on Japan, published by Stonebridge Press. The author read one of his essays that analyzes one hundred years of anthropological and sociological theories concerning western perceptions of Japanese culture. The book is a compilation of his writings on Japan and includes excerpts from his critical work on film and from his unpublished private journal, a selection of his fiction, and discourses on facial expressions, tattoos and Disneyland. Following his remarks he answered questions from members of the audience.

Mr. Richie has lived in Japan for over forty-five years. He is a film critic and author and has directed over 25 short films. close

People in this video

Hosting Organization

Series

More information about

Book Discussion on The Donald Richie Reader

122 Views
Program ID:
166666-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Oct 27, 2001
Last Aired:
Feb 2, 2002

Airing Details

  • Oct 27, 2001 | 5:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 13, 2002 | 4:09am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 02, 2002 | 11:53pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Purchase a DVD or Download

Book Discussion on The Donald Richie Reader

  • DVD
    Length:
    01:11:33
    Price:
    $29.95
    Add to Cart
  • MP3 audio
    Length:
    01:11:33
    Price:
    $0.99
    Add to Cart