From Impressionism to Anime

From Impressionism to Anime What Is It About Anime That Is So Appealing To A Transnational Fan Base Is The American Attraction To Anime Similar To The Popularity Of Previous Fads Of Japanese Culture, Like The Japonisants Of Fin De Siecle France Enad Of Japanese Art And Architecture, Or The American Poets In The Fifties And Sixties Who Latched Onto Haiku Or Is This Something New, A Product Of Global Culture In Which Ethnic Identities Carry Less Weight This Book Explores These Issues By Taking A Look At Anime Fans And The Place They Occupy, Both In Terms Of Subculture In Japan And America, And In Relation To Western Perceptions Of Japan Since The Late 1800s. Pretty good book exploring how the West has been fascinated with Japan, and has appreciated cultural elements such as art aesthetics for centred Napier s book traces cultural appropriation to use internet slang and orientalism from the impressionists in France, to science fiction writers in the 80s and 90s, to anime fandom today It s a solid contribution to the study of anime, Japanese culture, and transnationalism, and best of all, it s a great resource for my research project It s greates Pretty good book exploring how the West has been fascinated with Japan, and has appreciated cultural elements such as art aesthetics for centred Napier s book traces cultural appropriation to use i

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  • Paperback
  • 272 pages
  • From Impressionism to Anime
  • Susan J. Napier
  • English
  • 02 May 2019
  • 1403962146