The theme of memory has played a significant role in anime throughout its evolution as an art form and as popular entertainment. Anime’s handling of memory is multifaceted, weaving it into diverse symbolic motifs, narratives and aesthetic issues. This study aims to provide a detailed analysis of a range of anime titles wherein different aspects of this cultural phenomenon are articulated. It explores anime films and series that exemplify the distinctive signatures placed by particular directors or studios on the treatment of memory, while also highlighting the prominence of memory in anime with reference to specific philosophical, artistic, and historical contexts.
Release on 2010-03-10 | by Jochen Ecke,Gideon Haberkorn
Essays on the Interplay of Media, Disciplines and International Perspectives
Author: Jochen Ecke,Gideon Haberkorn
Category: Literary Criticism
These essays from various critical disciplines examine how comic books and graphic narratives move between various media, while merging youth and adult cultures and popular and high art. The articles feature international perspectives on comics and graphic novels published in the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, Portugal, Germany, Turkey, India, and Japan. Topics range from film adaptation, to journalism in comics, to the current manga boom.
Release on 2017-11-09 | by Menchu Aquino Sarmiento
Cuentos and Diskuwentos
Author: Menchu Aquino Sarmiento
Pubpsher: Anvil Publishing, Inc.
“Sarmiento’s tone coupled with her sophisticated handling of irony gives her stories an air of cultivated indifference that masks a deep concern with human behavior. Such concern accounts for her exceptional skill in bringing to life her characters.” — Bienvenido Lumbera, National Artist of the Philippines for Literature
Release on 2008-01-22 | by Michael Rymaszewski,Wagner James Au,Cory Ondrejka,Richard Platel,Sara Van Gorden
The Official Guide
Author: Michael Rymaszewski,Wagner James Au,Cory Ondrejka,Richard Platel,Sara Van Gorden
Perfect for anyone interested in the fascinating Second Life metaverse, this work explores in detail every aspect of the alternate realitys rich and multilayered virtual world, explains how it works, and offers a wealth of information and practical advice for all residents.