Japanese Aesthetics and Anime: The Influence of Tradition

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    This study addresses the relationship between Japanese aesthetics, a field steeped in philosophy and traditional knowledge, and anime, a prominent part of contemporary popular culture. There are three premises: 1 the abstract concepts promoted by Japanese aesthetics find concrete expression at the most disparate levels of everyday life; 2 the abstract and the concrete coalesce in the visual domain, attesting to the visual nature of Japanese culture at large; and 3 anime can help us appreciate many aspects of Japan's aesthetic legacy, in terms of both its theoretical propositions and its visual, even tangible, aspects.

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    Number of Pages: 207
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780786471515
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    Publisher: McFarland & Co Inc

    Books by Dani Cavallaro

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