Picturing Japaneseness: Monumental Style, National Identity, Japanese Film

Picturing Japaneseness: Monumental Style, National Identity, Japanese Film

by Darrell William Davis

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Picturing Japaneseness: Monumental Style, National Identity, Japanese Film by Darrell William Davis

Explores the role of 1930s Japanese cinema in the construction of a national identity and in the larger context of Japan's encounter-and struggle-with the West and modernity. Davis lends a new perspective to such celebrated films as Gate of Hell, Kagemusha, and Ran.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231102315
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 02/15/1996
Series: Film and Culture Series
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.07(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.74(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

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