Starting with the history of apocalyptic tradition in the West and focusing on modern Japanese apocalyptic science fiction in manga, anime, and novels, Motoko Tanaka shows how science fiction reflected and coped with the devastation in Japanese national identity after 1945.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan US|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2014|
|Product dimensions:||5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Motoko Tanaka is an Associate Professor at Tamagawa University, Tokyo, Japan
Table of Contents1. The Trajectory of Apocalyptic Discourse 2. Apocalypse in Japan 3. Apocalyptic Fiction from 1945 to the 1970s 4. Apocalyptic Fiction in 1980s Japan 5. Apocalyptic Fiction after 1995 – Sekaikei Works 6. Apocalyptic Imagination after 2011