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Art in anime : the creative quest as theme and metaphor / Dani Cavallaro.

Author/Creator:
Cavallaro, Dani.
Publication:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, Inc., ©2012.
Format/Description:
Book
vii, 234 pages ; 23 cm
Subjects:
Animated films -- Japan -- Themes, motives.
Art and motion pictures -- Japan.
Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.) in motion pictures.
Kunstproduktion.
Zeichentrickfilm.
Japan.
Summary:
"This critical study explores anime's relationship with art from a twofold perspective. Drawing from categories as varied as romance, comedy, slice of life drama, science fiction, bildungsroman, and school drama, it examines anime's representation of characters pursuing diverse artistic activities and related aesthetic visions, focusing closely on the concepts of creativity, talent, expressivity and experimentation"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Preface
1. Cultural perspectives
2. The search for a language
3. Mythyopoeia
4. Performance and visuality
Filmography
Appendix: Japanese art periods timeline
Bibliography
Index.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-230) , filmography and index.
ISBN:
0786465611
9780786465613 (softcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
752073203
Publisher Number:
99956653632
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