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Cavallaro, Dani. Anime and Memory: Aesthetic, cultural and thematic perspectives. Jefferson, London: McFarland, 2009. 
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Resource type: Book
Language: en: English
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 978-0-7864-4112-9
BibTeX citation key: Cavallaro2009a
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Categories: General
Keywords: Aesthetics, Animation, Japan, Memoria, Randformen des Comics
Creators: Cavallaro
Publisher: McFarland (Jefferson, London)
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The theme of memory has played a significant role in anime throughout its evolution as an art form and as popular entertainment. Anime’s handling of memory is multifaceted, weaving it into diverse symbolic motifs, narratives and aesthetic issues. This study aims to provide a detailed analysis of a range of anime titles wherein different aspects of this cultural phenomenon are articulated. It explores anime films and series that exemplify the distinctive signatures placed by particular directors or studios on the treatment of memory, while also highlighting the prominence of memory in anime with reference to specific philosophical, artistic, and historical contexts.

Table of Contents

Preface (1)

1. Theoretical Perspectives (5)
2. Memory and Desire (13)
3. The Archaeology of Memory (31)
4. Memory as Quest (51)
5. Split Memories (69)
6. Memory and the City (90)
7. Memory as Worldbuilding (109)
8. Submerged Memories (133)
9. Haunted Memories (155)

Filmography (177)
Chapter Notes (183)
Bibliography (188)
Index (191)

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