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Japanese visual culture

Mark Wheeler Macwilliams

Japanese visual culture

explorations in the world of manga and anime

by Mark Wheeler Macwilliams

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Published by M.E. Sharpe in Armonk, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comic books, strips, etc. -- Japan -- History and criticism,
  • Animated films -- Japan -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Mark W. MacWilliams.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNC1764.5.J3 M33 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18003832M
    ISBN 109780765616012
    LC Control Number2007025425

    Manga and anime are at the centre of significant innovations and cultural debates in Japan. While manga and anime are not identical fields - manga can be loosely defined as Japanese comic books, while anime encompasses the breadth of Japanese animation - they have become synonymous with a distinct Japanese contemporary visual culture and aesthetic in the eyes of many media and culture . Japanese art, the painting, calligraphy, architecture, pottery, sculpture, bronzes, jade carving, and other fine or decorative visual arts produced in Japan over the centuries. Learn more about the history of Japanese art, its main characteristics, and significant artists.

    Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: visual culture. Born of Japan's cultural encounter with Western entertainment media, manga (comic books or graphic novels) and anime (animated films) are two of the most universally recognized forms of contemporary mass culture. Because they tell stories through visual imagery, they vault over language barriers. Well suited to electronic transmission and distributed by Japan's globalized culture industry.

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