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The Ethics of Aesthetics in Japanese Cinema and Literature : Polygraphic Desire

By: Cornyetz, Nina.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Routledge Contemporary Japan Series: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2006Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (241 p.).ISBN: 9780203967010.Subject(s): Authors, Japanese - 20th century - Aesthetics | Authors, Japanese | Literature and morals | Literature and morals | Motion pictures | Motion pictures - Aesthetics | Motion pictures - JapanGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Ethics of Aesthetics in Japanese Cinema and Literature : Polygraphic DesireDDC classification: 895.609353 | 895.60935520904 LOC classification: PL723.C67 2007Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Half Title: The Ethics of Aesthetics in Japanese Cinema and Literature; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: Woman as second nature and other fascist proclivities in Kawabata Yasunari; 1 Myth-making; 2 Fascist aesthetics; 3 Kawabata and fascistaesthetics; 4 Virgins and other little objects; Part II: The politics of climateand community in Womanin the Dunes and "The idea of the desert"; 5 A preface to Woman in the Dunes; 6 Social networks and the subject; 7 Technologies of gazing; Part III: Naming desire
8 Textualizing flesh, or, (in)articulate desire9 Narcissism and sadism Mishima as homofascist; 10 The homosocial fixing of desire; Epilogue; 11 Scripting the scopic; Notes; Works cited; Index
Summary: This is a groundbreaking, scholarly and original study of the ethics of modern Japanese aesthetics from the 1930s through the Second World War and into the post-war period.
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Half Title: The Ethics of Aesthetics in Japanese Cinema and Literature; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: Woman as second nature and other fascist proclivities in Kawabata Yasunari; 1 Myth-making; 2 Fascist aesthetics; 3 Kawabata and fascistaesthetics; 4 Virgins and other little objects; Part II: The politics of climateand community in Womanin the Dunes and "The idea of the desert"; 5 A preface to Woman in the Dunes; 6 Social networks and the subject; 7 Technologies of gazing; Part III: Naming desire

8 Textualizing flesh, or, (in)articulate desire9 Narcissism and sadism Mishima as homofascist; 10 The homosocial fixing of desire; Epilogue; 11 Scripting the scopic; Notes; Works cited; Index

This is a groundbreaking, scholarly and original study of the ethics of modern Japanese aesthetics from the 1930s through the Second World War and into the post-war period.

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Nina Cornyetz is Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at New York University, USA.

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