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Illustrating Asia : comics, humour magazines, and picture books

Author: John A Lent
Publisher: Richmond [England] : Curzon ; [Honolulu] : [University of Hawai'i Press], 2001.
Series: ConsumAsiaN book series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Comic art and picture story telling have had rich traditions in Asia, yet have received little academic attention. This book helps redress this shortcoming through contributions on Asian comic and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John A Lent
ISBN: 0700711880 9780700711888
OCLC Number: 50661466
Description: ix, 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1 Overviews and case studies: comics as social commentary in Java, Indonesia, Laine Berman; from self-knowledge to superheroes - the story of Indian comics, Aruna Rao; shaping a cultural tradition - the picture book and the cartoons in Taiwan, 1945-1980, Shu-chu Wei; cartooning in Sri Lanka, John A. Lent; Lianhuanhua and Manhua -picture books and comics in Old Shanghai, Kuiyi Shen; the corporeality of erotic imagination - a study of pictorials and cartoons in Republican China, Yingjin Zhang. Part 2 Representations and portrayals: red comic books - the origins of modern Japanese Manga, Shimizy Isao; redrawing the past - modern presentation of ancient Chinese philosophy in the cartoons of Tsai Chih-Chung, Shu-Chu Wei; gender subordination in Japanese comics (Manga) for girls, Fusami Ogi; Malaysia's mad magazines - images of females and males in Maly culture, Ronald Provencher; images of the enemy in the wartime Manga magazine, Rei Okamoto.
Series Title: ConsumAsiaN book series.
Responsibility: edited by John A. Lent.

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