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Lent, John A., ed. Illustrating Asia: Comics, humor magazines and picture books. ConsumAsiaN Book Series. Honolulu: Univ. of Hawai‘i Press, 2001. 
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Resource type: Book
Language: en: English
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 0-8248-2471-7
BibTeX citation key: Lent2001a
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Keywords: Asia, Collection of essays
Creators: Lent
Publisher: Univ. of Hawai‘i Press (Honolulu)
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Comic art and picture story telling have had rich traditions in Asia, yet have received little academic attention. This book helps redress this shortcoming through contributions on Asian comic and serial art, providing both historical and contemporary perspectives from countries across Asia.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements (vii)
A note on Japanese and Chinese names (ix)

John A. Lent: Introduction (1)

I. Overviews and Case Studies
1 Laine Berman: Comics as Social Commentary in Java, Indonesia (13)
2 Aruna Rao: From Self-Knowledge to Super Heroes: The Story of Indian Comics (37)
3 Shu-chu Wei: Shaping a Cultural Identity: The Picture Book and Cartoons in Taiwan, 1945–1980 (64)
4 John A. Lent: Cartooning in Sri Lanka (81)
5 Kuiyi Shen: Lianhuanhua and Manhua – Picture Books and Comics in Old Shanghai (100)
6 Yingjin Zhang: The Corporeality of Erotic Imagination: A Study of Pictorials and Cartoons in Republican China (121)
7 Shimizu Isao: Red Comic Books: The Origins of Modern Japanese Manga (137)

II. Representations and Portrayals
8 Shu-chu Wei: Redrawing the Past: Modern Presentation of Ancient Chinese Philosophy in the Cartoons of Tsai Chih-Chung (153)
9 Fusami Ogi: Gender Insubordination in Japanese Comics (Manga) for Girls (171)
10 Ronald Provencher: Malaysia's Mad Magazines: Images of Females and Males in Malay Culture (187)
11 Rei Okamoto: Images of the Enemy in the Wartime Manga Magazine, 1941–1945 (204)

References (221)
Contributors (234)
Index (236)
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