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Manga : a critical guide

Title
Manga : a critical guide / Shige (CJ) Suzuki and Ronald Stewart.
ISBN
9781350072350
1350072354
9781350072343
1350072346
9781350072374
9781350072367
9781350072381
Publication
London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2023.
Copyright Notice Date
©2023
Physical Description
xi, 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes index.
Summary
"A wide-ranging introductory guide for readers making their first steps into the world of manga, this book helps readers explore the full range of Japanese comic styles, forms and traditions from its earliest texts to the internationally popular comics of the 21st century. In an accessible and easy-to-navigate format, the book covers: · The history of Japanese comics, from influences in early visual culture to the global 'Manga Boom' of the 1990s to the present · Case studies of texts reflecting the range of themes, genres, forms and creators, including Osamu Tezuka, Machiko Hasekawa and Katsuhiro Otomo · Key themes and contexts - from gender and sexuality, to history and censorship · Critical approaches to manga, including definitions, biography and reception and global publishing contexts The book includes a bibliography of essential critical writing on manga, discussion questions for classroom use and a glossary of key critical terms"-- Provided by publisher.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
November 28, 2022
Series
Bloomsbury comics studies.
Bloomsbury comics studies
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