Visions of Japanese Modernity: Articulations of Cinema, Nation, and Spectatorship, 1895-1925

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$41.94
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University of California Press
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344
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5.9 X 0.9 X 8.9 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780520254565
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About the Author
Aaron Gerow is Associate Professor of Japanese Cinema in the Film Studies Program and East Asian Languages and Literatures at Yale University. He is the author of Kitano Takeshi, A Page of Madness: Cinema and Modernity in 1920s Japan, and Reference Guide to Japanese Film Studies, coauthored with Abé Mark Nornes.
Reviews
"Remarkable for it breadth and precision."--Alexander Jacoby"Sight & Sound Magazine" (09/01/2010)
"The book has a wealth of information."--Vili Maunula"Akirakurosawa.info" (07/06/2011)
"The author offers not just a history of early Japanese cinema but also a history of Japanese film studies that describes the struggles to define cinema, control spectatorship, and articulate modernity."--Choice (11/01/2010)