Art in anime : the creative quest as theme and metaphor / Dani Cavallaro

Author(s): Cavallaro, Dani
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Subjects: Animated films--Japan--Themes, motives
Art and motion pictures--Japan
Creation (Literary, artistic, etc.) in motion pictures
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, Inc., c2012
LC Classification: N, NC
Physical Description: vii, 234 p. ; 23 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2011047935
ISBN: 9780786465613 (softcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0786465611 (softcover : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-230), filmography (p. 217-223) and index
Summary: "This critical study explores anime's relationship with art from a twofold perspective. Drawing from categories as varied as romance, comedy, slice of life drama, science fiction, bildungsroman, and school drama, it examines anime's representation of characters pursuing diverse artistic activities and related aesthetic visions, focusing closely on the concepts of creativity, talent, expressivity and experimentation"--Provided by publisher
OCLC Number: 752073203
ISBN/ISSN: 9780786465613