A critical introduction the most important Japanese horror films produced over the last fifty years, Japanese Horror Cinema provides an insightful examination of. Japanese Horror Cinema has 29 ratings and 2 reviews. Chris said: A competent, well put together collection of essay reflecting the broad themes that have. JAPANESE HORROR CINEMA (PAPERBACK) Author Jay McRoy. Published by University of Hawaii Press Publication Date:

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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. However, the use of the body as a metaphor for larger socio-political formalisms is hardly unique to Western cinema.

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A much-needed critical introduction to some of the most important Japanese horror films produced over the last fifty years, Japanese Horror Cinema provides an insightful examination of the tradition’s most significant trends and themes. Write a customer review.


I was hoping for more discussion of the influences of Japanese folklore and supernatural stories. Frazer Lee rated it liked it Dec 19, Keen, Sam Faces of the Enemy: Notes Description based upon print version of record.

A Murder of Doves: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Subjects A limited number of items are shown. On a lighter note, there is a pretty good filmography that accompanies the end of the book. As you may walk away with less from more if not. Issues of space and place have moved to the fore in many critical analyses of society and culture in recent years Herbert It is a testimony to the ingenuity of McRoy as a writer that he is able to discuss these films, which may very well be the most challenging form of cinema extant, in a manner that gives the reader some appreciation for what would otherwise be a singularly unpleasant viewing experience.

However, the phenomenon of the remake and its relation to nihilism and existentialist themes deserves a bit more attention and, hence, some reference to the work of Scott A. Jackie rated it it was amazing Mar 26, Steve Sick rated it really liked it Mar 07, Though rooted in deep culture there is much more than meets the eye.


Then you can run back to the academic analogy and compare notes on a much better level. Click to view More Electronic books. Amir Ezati rated it it was ok Apr 04, Singloom added it Apr 08, Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. The book examines the genre’s dominant aesthetic,cultural, political This is useful not only for an audience unfamiliar with the works cited, but also allows readers to critically assess the arguments being proffered. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The essays focusing on earlier horror are stronger than the ones that approach the s and I found the analysis of Takashi Miike’s Audition to be a bit lacking in actual substance.

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