Tezuka's manga life /

"Known as the "Walt Disney of Japan" it is no surprise that Tezuka Osamu is still the best-known manga creator to Western fans. Current scholarship has uncovered the profound complexity and ambiguity not only of his work but of the man, the artist, and his life--dismantling his positi...

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Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2013.
Series:Mechademia ; 8.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction. Manga life: Tezuka / Thomas Lamarre
  • "Becoming-insect woman": Tezuka's feminist species / Mary A. Knighton
  • Diary of an insect shōjo's vagabond life / Tezuka Osamu ; translated by Mary A. Knighton
  • Tezuka Osamu's circle of life: vitalism, evolution, and Buddhism / G. Clinton Godart
  • Atom came from bugs: the precocious didacticism of Tezuka Osamu's Essays in insect idleness / Linda H. Chance
  • On the fabulation of a form of life in the drawn line and systems of thought / Verina Gfader
  • The metamorphic and microscopic in Tezuka Osamu's graphic novels / Christine L. Marran
  • Where is Tezuka?: a theory of manga expression / Natsume Fusanosuke ; translated by Matthew Young
  • Phoenix 2772: a 1980 turning point for Tezuka and anime / Renato Rivera Rusca
  • Copying Atomu / Marc Steinberg
  • Tokiwasou story / Akatsuka Fujio ; translated by Matthew Young
  • Toward a theory of "artist manga": manga self-consciousness and the transforming figure of the artist / Hashimoto Yorimitsu ; translated by Baryon Tensor Posadas
  • Manga shōnen: Katō Ken'ichi and the manga boys / Ryan Holmberg
  • Implicating readers: Tezuka's early seinen manga / Fujiki Hideaki
  • Tezuka'a anime revolution in context / Jonathan Clements
  • Designing a world / Frederik L. Schodt
  • Unico / Anno Moyoko ; translated by Matthew Young
  • An unholy alliance of Eisenstein and Disney: the fascist origins of otaku culture / Ōtsuka Eiji ; translated by Thomas Lamarre
  • Osamu Moet Moso: imagining lines of eroticism in Akihabara / Patrick W. Galbraith
  • Tezuka, shōjo manga, and Hagio Moto / Hori Hikari
  • Out of death, an atomic consecration to life: Astro Boy and Hiroshima's long shadow / Alicia Gibson
  • Wolf head in Phoenix / Ueno Toshiya.