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Introduction

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Japanese Cinema in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835941
eISBN:
9780824871574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835941.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book examines the impact of digital technology on Japanese cinema from the 1990s to the present by focusing on the salient film genres or media networks: horror, documentary-style fiction, ... More


Taipei as Shinjuku’s Other

Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh

in Cinema at the City's Edge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099845
eISBN:
9789882206731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099845.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Mukokuseki (literally, “nation-less”), is the practice of crossing, hybridization, and co-production. This chapter focuses on the concept of mukokuseki in the spatial imagination of Japanese gangster ... More


Introduction

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Nippon Modern: Japanese Cinema of the 1920s and 1930s

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831820
eISBN:
9780824868772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831820.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book examines Japanese cinema during the 1920s and 1930s, and more specifically how Japanese modernity took shape in the film culture of the period. It considers film genres that highlight ... More


Vernacular Meanings of Genre: The Middle-Class Film

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Nippon Modern: Japanese Cinema of the 1920s and 1930s

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831820
eISBN:
9780824868772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831820.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the Japanese film genre known as “middle-class film” (shoshimin eiga), a formative genre in the classical Japanese cinema of the 1920s and 1930s. It first considers genre ... More


Eileen Chang and Things Japanese

Kam Louie (ed.)

in Eileen Chang: Romancing Languages, Cultures and Genres

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789888083794
eISBN:
9789882209060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083794.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The chapter provides a close reading of the material world captured in Eileen Chang's writings from the war period. Noting the conspicuous lack of scholarly attention to Chang's culture connection ... More


Finding the Nation in Transnational Cinema

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Japanese Cinema in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835941
eISBN:
9780824871574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835941.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the concept of transnationalism in contemporary Japanese cinema. The term “transnational cinema” has been posed as a substitute for “national cinema,” which has long been ... More


The Japanese Modern in Film Style

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Nippon Modern: Japanese Cinema of the 1920s and 1930s

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831820
eISBN:
9780824868772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831820.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the relationship between modern mass culture and nationalism through an analysis of the cinema’s reflexivity toward the moviegoing experience itself. In this context, the ... More


New Media’s Impact on Horror Cinema

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Japanese Cinema in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835941
eISBN:
9780824871574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835941.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the impact of new media on contemporary Japanese cinema, especially the horror film genre “J-horror.” Through an analysis of Shimizu Takashi's 2004 film Marebito, it considers ... More


Japanese Cinema in the Digital Age

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835941
eISBN:
9780824871574
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835941.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Digital technology has transformed cinema's production, distribution, and consumption patterns and pushed contemporary cinema toward increasingly global markets. Japanese cinema has been revitalized ... More


Conclusion

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Japanese Cinema in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835941
eISBN:
9780824871574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835941.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book has examined the shift in Japanese cinematic modes from the film studio era to the post-studio era, with particular emphasis on their relation to recent developments in digital technology ... More


The Creation of Modern Space

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Nippon Modern: Japanese Cinema of the 1920s and 1930s

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831820
eISBN:
9780824868772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831820.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the cinema’s ability to articulate the spatial disruptions of modernity. It considers how urban space became Japanese cinema’s crucial iconography, one that expressed the ... More


Nihonjinron, women, horror: post-war national identity and the spirit of subaltern vengeance in Ringu and The Ring

Linnie Blake

in The Wounds of Nations: Horror Cinema, Historical Trauma and National Identity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075933
eISBN:
9781781700914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075933.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter illustrates that drawing on the Japanese onryou or vengeful ghost narrative, Ringu, and later The Ring, was intimately concerned with traumatic dislocations to national self-image and ... More


Under the Flag of the Rising Sun: Imagining the Pacific War in the Japanese Cinema

David Desser

in Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851514
eISBN:
9780824869045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851514.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

“Under the Flag of the Rising Sun: Imagining the Pacific War in the Japanese Cinema” offers a survey of Japanese variations on the “World War II Combat Film” genre, spanning from the 1930s to the ... More


Ethnic Cinema in the Japanese Cultural Imagination

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Japanese Cinema in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835941
eISBN:
9780824871574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835941.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the place of ethnic cinema in the Japanese “cultural imagination” through an analysis of Sai Yoichi's award-winning film Blood and Bones (Chi to hone, 2004). More specifically, ... More


Imaginary Languages in Translation, Imagined National Cinemas

Akira Mizuta Lippit

in Transpacific Studies: Framing an Emerging Field

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839949
eISBN:
9780824868574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839949.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Akira Lippit turns to transpacific cultural circulation within Asia and, to a lesser extent, between Asia and the west, in order to look at the relationship between nationalism, cinema, and language. ... More


Nippon Modern: Japanese Cinema of the 1920s and 1930s

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831820
eISBN:
9780824868772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831820.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book is a study of Japanese cinema in the 1920s and 1930s, a period in which the country’s film industry was at its most prolific and a time when cinema played a singular role in shaping ... More


Introduction: Divided Lenses

Michael Berry

in Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851514
eISBN:
9780824869045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851514.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter offers an overview of War Films depicting the period 1931-1953 in East Asian cinema and a critical introduction to the chapters contained in Divided Lenses. The chapter introduces the ... More


Conclusion

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano

in Nippon Modern: Japanese Cinema of the 1920s and 1930s

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831820
eISBN:
9780824868772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831820.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This concluding chapter reviews how the book has explored the ways in which Japanese cinema expressed a distinct vision of modernity by focusing on five aspects of the Japanese cinema in the 1920s ... More


The Cinema of Ozu Yasujiro: Histories of the Everyday

Woojeong Joo

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696321
eISBN:
9781474434775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696321.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Bringing three key issues - Ozu, everyday life and the modern Japanese history - into a unified discussion, The Cinema of Ozu Yasujiro re-examines the renowned film director Ozu Yasujiro and his ... More


Kurosawa Akira’s Ikiru, or, the Impossibility of Metaphor

Michael Lucken

in Imitation and Creativity in Japanese Arts: From Kishida Ryusei to Miyazaki Hayao

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231172929
eISBN:
9780231540544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172929.003.0009
Subject:
Art, Art History

Kurosawa's Ikiru


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