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Manga : sixty years of Japanese comics / Paul Gravett.

By: Gravett, PaulMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: New York : Collins Design, 2004. Description: 176 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cmISBN: 1856693910; 9781856693912Other title: Sixty years of Japanese comics | 60 years of Japanese comicsSubject(s): Comic books, strips, etc. -- Japan -- History and criticismDDC classification: 741.50952
Contents:
Irresponsible pictures : addressing perceptions and prejudices -- Catch up, overtake : the medium, the industry, the market, the profession -- Japanese spirit, Western learning : roots in traditional arts and imported cartoons and strips -- The father storyteller : the life and role of Osamu Tezuka, originator of story manga -- From a darker place : Gekiga or 'dramatic pictures' from pay libraries to newsstands -- Boys are forever : boys' comics as the driving force of story manga -- Through a woman's eyes : the genres and genders of girls' and women's comics -- Developing maturity : the mass market for young males and adult men grows up -- The all-encompassing : a medium for every taste, interest and stage of life -- Personal agendas : the individualism of underground, fanzine and art comics subcultures -- Culture and Imperialism : manga as a major export and global influence.
Summary: An accessible introduction to the development and diversity of Japanese comics from 1945 to the present.
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Books Books Library, Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB)
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 172-173) and index.

Irresponsible pictures : addressing perceptions and prejudices -- Catch up, overtake : the medium, the industry, the market, the profession -- Japanese spirit, Western learning : roots in traditional arts and imported cartoons and strips -- The father storyteller : the life and role of Osamu Tezuka, originator of story manga -- From a darker place : Gekiga or 'dramatic pictures' from pay libraries to newsstands -- Boys are forever : boys' comics as the driving force of story manga -- Through a woman's eyes : the genres and genders of girls' and women's comics -- Developing maturity : the mass market for young males and adult men grows up -- The all-encompassing : a medium for every taste, interest and stage of life -- Personal agendas : the individualism of underground, fanzine and art comics subcultures -- Culture and Imperialism : manga as a major export and global influence.

An accessible introduction to the development and diversity of Japanese comics from 1945 to the present.

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