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Riassunto: In the worldwide circulation of the products of cultural industries, an important role is played by Japanese popular culture. By use of metaphor, the author talks about two phases and calls them the "Dragon and the Dazzle". The first took place between 1975 and 1995, the second from 1996 to today. They can be distinguished by the modalities of circulation and consumption of Japanese themes and products in the most receptive countries: Italy, France, Spain, Germany and the United States. During these two phases, several themes have been perceived, as rising from Japan's social and mediatic systems. Among them, this book examines the most apparent from a European point of view: the author names them machine, infant, and mutation, visible mostly through manga, anime, videogames, and toys. Japanese imagination has been acknowledged not only by young people, but also by politicians, television programmers, the general public, educators, comics and cartoons authors. The growing influence of Japanese pop culture also urges political and mediologic questions linked to the identity/ies of Japan as they are understood wrongly or rightly in Europe and the West, and to the increasingly important role of Japan in international relations.
L'autore: Marco Pellitteri (Palermo 1974). Cultural sociologist and specialist in mass media. He has published several articles and essays in Italian and foreign academic journals. He is the author of five books on comics, animation, mass media and youth issues. He has worked for the Ceri at Sciences Po (Paris), the University of Trento, the Iard institute (Milan), and the IsiCult institute (Rome). He is also the scientific director of the annual International Cartoonists Exhibition (Rapalloonia.com). His Ph.D. thesis on adolescents, cultural consumption and attitudes towards the Other has won two prizes, one of which is the 2009 John A. Lent Scholarship in Comics Studies , an academic award given by the International Comic Arts Forum.
Titolo: The Dragon and the Dazzle: Models, ...
Casa editrice: Tunue© Editori dell'immaginario
Data di pubblicazione: 2010
Condizione libro: very good
Descrizione libro Tunué, 2010. Condizione libro: new. Latina, 2010; br., pp. 694, cm 15x23. (Tunué International. 1). Un'analisi sociologica di come l'immaginario pop giapponese (dai disegni animati ai fumetti, dai robot ai cyborg, dalla tecnologia alla moda) sia giunto in vari paesi occidentali con strategie particolari (identificate nelle figure della macchina, dell'infante e della mutazione) e nell'arco di due fasi che l'autore, Marco Pellitteri, nomina in senso figurato il Drago e la Saetta. La prima si è svolta tra il 1975 e il 1995, la seconda dal '95 a oggi. Il saggio presenta un affresco teorico di grande ampiezza argomentativa che si configura come l'opera di assoluto riferimento per gli studi del settore. Prefazione di Kiyomitsu YuiCon un saggio di Jean-Marie Bouissou. Codice libro della libreria 1970050
Descrizione libro Tunue© Editori dell'immaginario, 2010. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 8889613890