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Manga! Manga! : the world of Japanese comics

Author: Frederik L Schodt; Osamu Tezuka
Publisher: Tokyo ; New York : Kodansha International ; New York, N.Y. : Distributed in the U.S. by Kodansha International/USA through Harper & Row, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Updated pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Illustrated with the most representative examples of the genre, this book in English explores the world of Japanese comics.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederik L Schodt; Osamu Tezuka
ISBN: 4770012527 9784770012524 0870117521 9780870117527
OCLC Number: 13561435
Description: 260 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: A thousand million manga --
A thousand years of manga --
The spirit of Japan --
Flowers and dreams --
The economic animal at work and at play --
Regulation versus fantasy --
The comic industry --
The future.
Other Titles: World of Japanese comics
Japanese comics
Responsibility: Frederik L. Schodt ; foreword by Osamu Tezuka.

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.".. a thoroughgoing exposition of the manga genre in text and pictures." -The New Yorker"Buy this book. Read it." -The Comics Buyer's Guide

 
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