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Adult Manga

Culture and Power in Contemporary Japanese Society

By Sharon Kinsella

Routledge – 2000 – 244 pages

Series: ConsumAsian Series

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    978-0-7007-1004-1
    June 27th 2000
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    978-0-7007-1003-4
    June 27th 2000

Description

First detailed analysis of the phenomenon in English. Describes and analyses the complex new attitudes to manga since the 1980s. Provocative and timely, the book shows how manga's status in Japanese society is intimately linked to changes in the balance of power between artists and editors.

Reviews

'an analysis of the rise and fall of the mammoth manga industry since the 1960s and a study of the changing attitudes about manga.' - Japan Quarterly

Name: Adult Manga: Culture and Power in Contemporary Japanese Society (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Sharon Kinsella. First detailed analysis of the phenomenon in English. Describes and analyses the complex new attitudes to manga since the 1980s. Provocative and timely, the book shows how manga's status in Japanese society is intimately linked to changes in the...
Categories: Visual Culture, Asian Studies