Textbooks Classical Japanese Cinema Revisited Mobi Read Apps Download Catherine Russell’s highly accessible book approaches Japanese cinema as an industry closely modeled on Hollywood, focusing on the classical period – those years in which the studio system dominated all film production in Japan, from roughly 1930 to 1960. Genre List ❿10_Performing Arts❿ Respectful and thoroughly informed about the aesthetics and critical values of the Japanese canon, Russell is also critical of some of its ideological tendencies, and her analyses provide new insights on class and gender dynamics. Genre List ❿10_Performing Arts❿ Russell locates Japanese cinema within a global system of reception, and she highlights the importance of the industrial production context of these films. Genre List ❿10_Performing Arts❿ Including studies of landmark films by Ozu, Kurosawa and other directors, this book provides a perfect introduction to a crucial and often misunderstood area of Japanese cultural output. Genre List ❿10_Performing Arts❿ With a critical approach that highlights the “everydayness” of Japanese studio-era cinema, Catherine Russell demystifies the canon of great Japanese cinema, treating it with fewer auteurist and Orientalist assumptions than many other scholars and critics.
- Author≣Catherine Russell_Books
- Publisher≣A&C Black
- ISBN 10≣1441133275
- ISBN 13≣9781441133274