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The culture of Japanese fascism

Author: Alan Tansman
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2009.
Series: Asia-Pacific.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Focusing on Japan, scholars of history, literature, film, art history, and anthropology demonstrate the necessity of understanding fascisms cultural manifestations.


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Tansman
ISBN: 0822344521 9780822344520 0822344688 9780822344681
OCLC Number: 938151393
Description: xii, 477 s.
Contents: Foreword: Fascism, Yet? / Marilyn Ivy viiIntroduction: The Culture of Japanese Fascism / Alan Tansman 1Part I: Theories of Japanese Fascism Fascism Seen and Unseen: Fascism as a Problem in Cultural Representation / Kevin M. Doak 31The People's Library: The Spirit of Prose Literature versus Fascism / Richard Torrance 56Constitutive Ambiguities: The Persistence of Modernism and Fascism in Japan's Modern History / Harry Harrotunian 80Part II: Fascism and Daily Life On the Beauty of Labor: Imagine Factory Girls in Japan's New World Order / Kim Brandt 115Mediating the Masses: Yanagi Soetsu and Fascism / Noriko Aso 138Fascism's Furry Friends: Dogs, National Identity, and the Purity of Blood in 1930s Japan / Aaron Skabelund 155Part III: Exhibiting Fascism Narrating the Nation-ality of a Cinema: The Case of Japanese Prewar Film / Aaron Gerow 185All Beautiful Fascists?: Axis Film Culture in Imperial Japan / Michael Baskett 212Architecture for Mass-Mobilization: The Chureito Memorial Design Competition, 1939-1945 / Akiko Takenaka 235Japan's Imperial Diet Building in the Debate over Construction of a National Identity / Jonathan M. Reynolds 254Expo Fascism?: Ideology, Representation, Economy / Angus Lockyer 276The Work of Sacrifice in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction: Bride Dolls and the Enigma of Fascist Aesthetics at Yasukuni Shrine / Ellen Schattschneider 296Part IV: Literary Fascism Fascist Aesthetics and the Politics of Representation in Kawabata Yasunari / Nina Cornyetz 321Disciplining the Erotic-Grotesque in Edogawa Ranpo's Demon of the Lonely Isle / Jim Reichert 355Hamaosociality: Narrative and Fascism in Hamao Shiro's The Devil's Disciple / Keith Vincent 381Literary Tropes, Rhetorical Looping, and the Nine Gods of War: "Fascist Proclivities" Made Real / James Dorsey 409Part V: Concluding Essay The Spanish Perspective: Romancero Marroqui and the Francoist Kitsch Politics of Time / Alejandro Yarza 435Contributors 451
Series Title: Asia-Pacific.
Responsibility: edited by Alan Tansman.


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"So can a volume focused on the cultural aspects of a primarily political concept succeed? Yes, indeed. This book offers a wealth of fresh information on the era of fascism in Japan, ranging from the Read more...

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