A new history of Japanese cinema : a century of narrative film /

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Author / Creator:Standish, Isolde.
Imprint:New York : Continuum, 2006.
Description:1 online resource (414 pages)
Language:English
Subject:Motion pictures -- Japan -- History.
Cinéma -- Japon -- Histoire.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Reference.
ART -- Film & Video.
Motion pictures.
Filmkunst.
Japan.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
History.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11262646
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ISBN:9781441161543
1441161546
1283206625
9781283206624
9781628929195
1628929197
0826417906
9780826417909
0826417094
9780826417091
Digital file characteristics:data file
Notes:Filmography: pages 365-386.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 387-395) and index.
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Summary:In A New History of Japanese Cinema Isolde Standish focuses on the historical development of Japanese film. She details an industry and an art form shaped by the competing and merging forces of traditional culture and of economic and technological innovation. Adopting a thematic, exploratory approach, Standish links the concept of Japanese cinema as a system of communication with some of the central discourses of the twentieth century: modernism, nationalism, humanism, resistance, and gender. After an introduction outlining the earliest years of cinema in Japan, Standish demonstrates cinema's.
Other form:Print version: Standish, Isolde. New history of Japanese cinema. New York : Continuum, 2006 0826417906