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Japanese visual culture : explorations in the world of manga and anime

Author: Mark Wheeler Macwilliams
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Born of Japan's cultural encounter with Western entertainment media, manga and anime are two of the most universally recognised forms of contemporary mass culture. This text probes the richness and subtleties of these deceptively simple cultural forms.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Graphic novels
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Japanese visual culture.
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2008
(DLC) 2007025425
(OCoLC)144773808
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Wheeler Macwilliams
ISBN: 9780765616012 0765616017 0765616025 9780765616029 9780765622358 0765622351
OCLC Number: 144773808
Notes: "An East Gate book."
Description: xi, 352 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword : Japan's new visual culture / Frederik L. Schodt --
Introduction / Mark W. MacWilliams --
Manga in Japanese history / Kinko Ito --
Contemporary anime in Japanese pop culture / Gilles Poitras --
Characters, themes, and narrative patterns in the manga of Osamu Tezuka / Susanne Phillips --
From Metropolis to Metoroporisu : the changing role of the robot in Japanese and Western cinema / Lee Makela --
Opening the closed world of Shōjo Manga / Mizuki Takahashi --
Situating the Shōjo in Shōjo Manga : teenage girls, romance comics, and contemporary Japanese culture / Deborah Shamoon --
Intellectuals, cartoons, and nationalism during the Russo-Japanese War / Yulia Mikhailova --
Framing manga : on narratives of the Second World War in Japanese manga, 1957-1977 / Eldad Nakar --
Aum Shinrikyō and a panic about manga and anime / Richard A. Gardner --
Medieval genealogies of manga and anime horror / Rajyashree Pandey --
The utopian "power to live" : the significance of the Miyazaki phenomenon / Hiroshi Yamanaka --
Heart of Japaneseness : history and nostalgia in Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away / Shiro Yoshioka --
National history as Otaku Fantasy : Satoshi Kon's Millennium Actress / Melek Ortabasi --
Considering manga discourse : location, ambiguity, historicity / Jaqueline Berndt.
Responsibility: edited by Mark W. MacWilliams ; foreword by Frederik L. Schodt.
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Explores the historical, cultural, sociological, and religious dimensions of manga and anime, and examines specific sub-genres, artists, and stylistics. This book also addresses such topics as  Read more...

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