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International perspectives on Shojo and Shojo Manga : the influence of girl culture

Author: Masami Toku
Publisher: New York ; London : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018. ©2015
Series: Routledge research in cultural and media studies, 33.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This collaborative book explores the artistic and aesthetic development of shojo, or girl, manga and discusses the significance of both shojo manga and the concept of shojo, or girl culture. It features contributions from manga critics, educators, and researchers from both manga’s home country of Japan and abroad, looking at shojo and shojo manga’s influence both locally and globally. Finally, it presents original  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Interviews
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Masami Toku
ISBN: 9781138549036 1138549037
OCLC Number: 1032827695
Description: xv, 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Local Perspectives of Shojo and Shojo Manga: Historical Components --
Global Perspectives of Shojo and Shojo Manga: New Approaches --
Shojo Mangaka' Profiles and Interviews with Manga Critics and Shojo Mangaka.
Series Title: Routledge research in cultural and media studies, 33.
Responsibility: edited by Masami Toku.

Abstract:

"This collaborative book explores the artistic and aesthetic development of shojo, or girl, manga and discusses the significance of both shojo manga and the concept of shojo, or girl culture. It features contributions from manga critics, educators, and researchers from both manga’s home country of Japan and abroad, looking at shojo and shojo manga’s influence both locally and globally. Finally, it presents original interviews of shojo manga-ka, or artists, who discuss their work and their views on this distinct type of popular visual culture."--

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