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NC1766.J3N36 2005
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TITLE: Anime from Akira to Howl's moving castle : experiencing contemporary Japanese animation / Susan J. Napier.
AUTHOR: Napier, Susan Jolliffe.
PUBLISHED: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
DESCRIPTION: xviii, 355 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 22 cm
EDITION: Updated ed., rev. ed..
NOTES: Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-342) and index.
NOTES: Why anime? -- Anime and local/global identity -- Akira and Ranma 1/2 : the monstrous adolescent -- Controlling bodies : the body in pornographic anime -- Ghosts and machines
NOTES: the technological body --Doll parts : technology and the body in Ghost in the shell --Stray : gender panics, masculine crises, and fantasy in Japanese animation --
NOTES: The enchantment of estrangement : the ShoŻjo in the worldof Miyazaki Hayao --Now you see her, now you don't : the disappearing ShoŻjo-- Carnival and conservatism in romantic comedy --No more words
NOTES: Barefoot gen, Grave of the fireflies, and"victim's history" --Princess Mononoke : fantasy, the feminine, and the myth of "progress" --Waiting for the end of the world : apocalyptic identity -- Elegies
NOTES: When 'Spirited Away' won the Oscar for best animated film in 2002, Hayao Miyazaki proved that anime was much more than cartoons for children or a ploy to sell trading cards.
NOTES: Susan Napier demonstrates how anime can be used to explore important social and cultural issues in a sophisticated and entertaining way.
SUBJECT: Animated films--Japan.
SUBJECT: Dessins anime´s --Japon.
SUBJECT: Animated films.

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