Women drummers at a kut, the shamanic ceremonies officiated by the female shamans called mudang. Shamanic rites are very much a living culture in Korea, although a strong social stigma has grown up against the powerful women who run the ceremonies, heal, prophesy, and commune with ancestors. Confucian and Protestant influences both militate against female spiritual leadership.
Poster affiche Le Seigneur des Anneaux Lord of the Rings Carte Terre Du Milieu
In 1965, artist Ryûichi Terashima illustrated a Japanese edition of The Hobbit, notable not only for its delicate line drawings but also for the exquisite production of the book itself, which mirrors the sensibility of Terashima’s art with lavish paper and luxury binding. It has been reprinted several times, as recently as 2008.