Dialectics of the goddess in Japanese audiovisual culture

Introduction: representations of goddesses in Japanese audiovisual culture: a new concept / Lorenzo J. Torres Hortelano -- Kannon-sama and the spirit of compassion in Japanese cinema / Linda C. Ehrlich -- Suffering and deification: the goddess in Night drum / Sybil A. Thornton -- The profound desire...

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Contributors: Torres Hortelano, Lorenzo J. 1970- (Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Lanham Boulder New York London Lexington Books [2018]
Volumes / Articles:Show volumes/articles.
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Japan / Popular culture / Goddess
Further subjects:B Collection of essays
B Conference program 2015 Madrid
B Mass Media Japan
B Goddesses in mass media
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Summary:Introduction: representations of goddesses in Japanese audiovisual culture: a new concept / Lorenzo J. Torres Hortelano -- Kannon-sama and the spirit of compassion in Japanese cinema / Linda C. Ehrlich -- Suffering and deification: the goddess in Night drum / Sybil A. Thornton -- The profound desire of the goddess: sexuality and politics in the insect woman / Irene González-López -- Anime goddesses and their Hollywood transformations / Dolores P. Martinez -- Deviant attitudes, lost names and the ether: goddesses in contemporary Japanese audiovisuals / José Montaño -- The humanization of the goddess: Isao Takahata's Princess Kaguya / Laura Montero -- Goddesses in Japanese videogames: tradition, gameplay, gender, and power / Víctor Navarro-Remesal -- Ghostly goddesses in in Japanese cinema / Lorenzo J. Torres Hortelano
Item Description:Aus dem Vorwort Seite ix: "In 2015 the meeting took place at the Universidad Complutense University de Madrid with "Goodness" as its general theme"
ISBN:1498570143