Focusing on the art and literary form of manga, this volume examines the intercultural exchanges that have shaped manga during the twentieth century and how mangaas culturalization is related to its globalization. Through contributions from leading scholars in the fields of comics and Japanese culture, it describes qmanga cultureq in two ways: as a fundamentally hybrid culture comprised of both subcultures and transcultures, and as an aesthetic culture which has eluded modernist notions of art, originality, and authorship. The latter is demonstrated in a special focus on the best-selling manga franchise, NARUTO.Even more than ordinary books, comic-book layouts and designs are dependent on the concept of pages, and pages are ... As comics and manga transition to a digital format and are increasingly read on e-readers such as the iPad or Kindle, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Manga's Cultural Crossroads|
|Author||:||Jaqueline Berndt, Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2014-03-14|