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The Moral Narratives of Hayao Miyazaki

The Moral Narratives of Hayao Miyazaki (Paperback)

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Widely regarded as Japan's greatest animated director, Hayao Miyazaki creates films lauded for vibrant characters and meaningful narrative themes. Examining the messages of his 10 full-length films-from Nausicaa (1984) to The Wind Rises (2013)-this study analyzes each for its religious, philosophical and ethical implications. Miyazaki's work addresses a coherent set of human concerns, including adolescence, good and evil, our relationship to the past, our place in the natural order, and the problems of living in a complex and ambiguous world. Exhibiting religious influences without religious endorsement, his films enjoin nonjudgment and perseverance in everyday life.

Film, TV & DramaFilms, cinemaIndividual film directors, film-makers Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc Publication Date: 12/10/2016 ISBN-13: 9781476664521  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Eric Reinders is associate professor of East Asian religions at Emory University, Atlanta, USA.

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