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Japanese Aesthetics and Anime: The Influence of Tradition

Japanese Aesthetics and Anime: The Influence of Tradition (Paperback)

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This study addresses the relationship between Japanese aesthetics, a field steeped in philosophy and traditional knowledge, and anime, a prominent part of contemporary popular culture. There are three premises: (1) the abstract concepts promoted by Japanese aesthetics find concrete expression at the most disparate levels of everyday life; (2) the abstract and the concrete coalesce in the visual domain, attesting to the visual nature of Japanese culture at large; and (3) anime can help us appreciate many aspects of Japan's aesthetic legacy, in terms of both its theoretical propositions and its visual, even tangible, aspects.

Film, TV & DramaFilms, cinemaAnimated filmsFilm, TV & DramaTheatre Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc Publication Date: 13/12/2012 ISBN-13: 9780786471515  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Dani Cavallaro has written widely about literature, cultural theory, and anime. She lives in London, UK.

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