the book of tea

The Book Of Tea by KakuzЕЌ Okakura

KakuzЕЌ Okakura

The Book of Tea is a book written by KakuzЕЌ Okakura. It is about the aesthetic of tea, its history, and its culture. The book has been described as "a work of art in words".Okakura was inspired to write the book after visiting China in 1900 and was later published by ShГґgo Saito at the end of his life in 1903.Okakura's unique style combined with his vivid descriptions led to this work becoming one of the most celebrated books from Japan's Meiji period (1868-1912). This work also became a huge influence on Western writers such as Henry Morton Stanley and Ernest Hemingway.

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Many people do not realize that the tea ceremony is an ancient Chinese art form that has been deeply influenced by Buddhism. When I am reading about the history of the tea ceremony, I always feel as if I am reading about a very old story. Although the history of the tea ceremony goes back perhaps a thousand years, it is difficult to find records of its development by any living person. It is similar to the way a great novel or play might be written by a single person, and each person
I needed to write a literature review about The Book Of Tea and Sliding Beneath The Surface books. I read The Book Of Tea with pleasure and got an A+ for my book review. KakuzЕЌ Okakura is a wonderful writer.