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Animating the spirited : journeys and transformations

Author: Tze-yue G Hu; Masao Yokota; Gyongyi Horvath
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Getting in touch with a spiritual side is a craving many are unable to express or voice, but readers and viewers seek out this desired connection to something greater through animation, cinema, anime, and art. Animating the Spirited: Journeys and Transformations includes a range of explorations of the meanings of the spirited and spiritual in the diverse, dynamic, and polarized creative environment of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Animating the spirited
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2020.
(DLC) 2019046255
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tze-yue G Hu; Masao Yokota; Gyongyi Horvath
ISBN: 9781496826268 1496826264 9781496826251 1496826256
OCLC Number: 1099270392
Description: xxvi, 290 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Section 1: Mindful practices, creation, and the spirited process. Mindful animation for learning awareness / Graham Barton and Birgitta Hosea ; Transforming the intangible into the real: reflections on my selected animation works / Koji Yamamura ; Transforming the schizophrenic through cinematic therapy / Eileen Anastasia Reynolds --
Section 2: Objects, spirits, and characters. Animating artifact spirits in the 2.5-dimensional world: personification and performing characters in Token Ranbu / Akiko Sugawa-Shimada ; Heaven and earth: traditional sources of the dual identities of anime heroines / Raz Greenberg ; Metanoia in anime: rehabilitating demons, turning foes into allies / Richard J. Leskosky --
Section 3: Inspirations from the spiritual-cultural realm. Animating with the primordial pen: mystic and Sufi inspirations in calligraphic animation / M. Javad Khajavi ; Interpretations and thoughts of the animated self in Cowherd's Flute: highlighting the Daoist elements in Te Wei's watercolor-and-ink animation / Tze-yue G. Hu ; Interpreting Buddhist influences in Kawamoto's puppet animation: a psychologist's reflections and readings of his animation / Masao Yokota --
Section 4: Comics and children's literature: their transformative roles. "We are all humans": children's transformative interpretation of a comic on the Rwandan genocide / Gyongyi Horvath ; The "spiritual" role of the media? Heidi, Girl of the Alps in Japan and Korea / Giryung Park --
Section 5: Buddhist worldviews, interactions, and symbolism. Understanding Thai animation narratives: the presence of Buddhist philosophy and Thai cultural ideology / Millie Young ; Veiled Zen journeys through early Muromachi flower-and-bird paintings / Yuk Lan Ng ; Shadows of the Sun: animating Buddhist Dharma for art history / Yin Ker --
Epilogue / Tze-yug G. Hu and Masao Yokota.
Responsibility: edited by Tze-yue G. Hu, Masao Yokota, and Gyongyi Horvath.

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Getting in touch with a spiritual side is a craving many are unable voice, but readers and viewers seek out this connection through animation, cinema, anime, and art. This book offers a range of  Read more...

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