Cinema Anime / Edition 1

Cinema Anime / Edition 1

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by Steven T. Brown
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403970602

ISBN-13: 9781403970602

Pub. Date: 04/01/2006

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Cinema Anime charts the terrain of contemporary Japanese animation, one of the most explosive forms of visual culture to emerge at the crossroads of transnational cultural production in the last twenty-five years. This collection of essays brings together new, original scholarship at the cutting edge of research on anime. Authors discuss anime by Japanese directors…  See more details below

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Cinema Anime charts the terrain of contemporary Japanese animation, one of the most explosive forms of visual culture to emerge at the crossroads of transnational cultural production in the last twenty-five years. This collection of essays brings together new, original scholarship at the cutting edge of research on anime. Authors discuss anime by Japanese directors ranging from Oshii Mamoru to Kon Satoshi, from Rintaro to Watanabe Shinichiro.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403970602
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
04/01/2006
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

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Table of Contents

1Screening anime1
Pt. ITowards a cultural politics of anime
2"Excuse me, who are you?" : performance, the gaze, and the female in the works of Kon Satoshi23
3The Americanization of anime and Manga : negotiating popular culture43
4The advent of Meguro empress : decoding the avant-pop anime TAMALA 201065
Pt. IIPosthuman bodies in the animated imaginary
5Frankenstein and the cyborg metropolis : the evolution of body and city in science fiction narratives81
6Animated bodies and cybernetic selves : The animatrix and the question of posthumanity113
7The robots from Takkun's head : cyborg adolescence in FLCL139
Pt. IIIAnime and the limits of cinema
8The first time as farce : digital animation and the repetition of cinema161
9"Such is the contrivance of the cinematograph" : dur(anim)ation, modernity, and Edu culture in Tabaimo's animated installations189

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