From Impressionism to Anime by Susan J. Napier
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From Impressionism to Anime
By Susan J. Napier

From Impressionism to Anime

Japan as Fantasy and Fan Cult in the Mind of the West

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From Impressionism to Anime by Susan J. Napier

Book Description

What is it about anime that is so appealing to a transnational fan base? This book takes a look at anime fans and the place they occupy, both in terms of subculture in Japan and America, and in relation to Western perceptions of Japan since the late 1800s.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403962140
ISBN-10: 1403962146
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x 14mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 29-Dec-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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From Impressionism to Anime by Susan J. Napier From Impressionism to Anime, Hardback (March 2008)

What is it about anime that is so appealing to a transnational fan base? This book takes a look at anime fans and the place they occupy, both in terms of subculture in Japan and America, and in relation to Western perceptions of Japan since the late 1800s.

Anime From Akira To Howl's Moving Castle by Susan J. Napier Anime From Akira To Howl's Moving Castle, Paperback (January 2006)

This new edition of the groundbreaking book is a must-have for both seasoned and new fans of anime. Japanese animation is more popular than ever following the 2002 Oscar given to Miyazaki's Spirited Away. With new chapters on this film and other recent releases, this will be the authoritative source on anime for an exploding market of viewers.

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Author Biography - Susan J. Napier

Susan J. Napier is Professor of Japanese Studies at Tufts University, USA. She is the author of four books, including The Fantastic in Japanese Literature: The Subversion of Modernity and Anime from Akira to Howl's Moving Castle.

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