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Millennial Monsters

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 356 Nombre de pages
Examining the crossover traffic between Japan and the United States, this book explores the global popularity of Japanese youth go... Lire la suite
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Examining the crossover traffic between Japan and the United States, this book explores the global popularity of Japanese youth goods while it questions the make-up of the fantasies and the capitalistic conditions of the play involved.

Auteur

Anne Allison is Professor and Chair of Cultural Anthropology at Duke University, and author of Permitted and Prohibited Desires: Mothers, Comics, and Censorship in Japan (UC Press, 2000) and Nightwork: Sexuality, Pleasure, and Corporate Masculinity in a Tokyo Hostess Club (1994).

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Millennial Monsters explores the global popularity of Japanese consumer culture--including manga (comic books), anime (animation), video games, and toys--and questions the make-up of fantasies nand capitalism that have spurred the industry's growth.



Contenu

List of Illustrations Foreword 1. Enchanted Commodities 2. From Ashes to Cyborgs: The Era of Reconstruction (1945-1960) 3. Millennial Japan: Intimate Alienation and New Age Intimacies 4. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The First Crossover Superheroes 5. Fierce Flesh: Sexy Schoolgirls in the Action Fantasy of Sailor Moon 6. Tamagotchi: The Prosthetics of Presence 7. Pokemon: Getting Monsters and Communicating Capitalism 8. "Gotta Catch 'Em All": The Pokemonization of America (and the World) Epilogue Notes References Index

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Millennial Monsters
Sous-titre: Japanese Toys and the Global Imagination
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Code EAN: 9780520245655
ISBN: 978-0-520-24565-5
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: University of California Press
Genre: Sociologie
nombre de pages: 356
Poids: 522g
Taille: H153mm x B227mm x T14mm
Année: 2006

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