Glorify the Empire: Japanese Avant-Garde Propaganda in Manchukuo

Glorify the Empire: Japanese Avant-Garde Propaganda in Manchukuo

By: Annika A. Culver (author)Hardback

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This book will appeal to scholars and students of Asian history, politics and culture, art history, and Japanese literature, particularly those with an interest in Japanese Manchukuo.

About Author

Annika A. Culver is an associate professor of East Asian history at Florida State University. She also serves as a scholar in the US-Japan Network for the Future.


Introduction: Propaganda in the Manchukuo Context, 1932-45 1 Laying the Groundwork for the Japanese Avant-Garde Propagandists 2 Literature in Service of the State: Yamada Seizaburo and Right-Wing Proletarianism, 1931-43 3 Surrealism in Service of the State: Fukuzawa Ichiro and Associates, 1935-36 4 The Lure of Artistic Vision and Commercial Prerogative: Ai Mitsu and the Burden of Representation, 1935 and 1943 5 Reflections of Labour and the Construction of the New State: Fuchikami Hakuyo and Manchuria Graph, 1933-41 6 The Manchukuo Publicity and News Bureau's War of Words and Images: Muto Tomio and the Discourse of Culture, 1938-43 7 The Legitimization of a Multi-Ethnic Literary Culture in Manchukuo: Kawabata Yasunari's Promotion of Manchurian Literature, 1941-44 Conclusion: The Reflected Utopia Darkens: Manchukuo, Imperial Japan's Surrender, and Postwar Issues Notes Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774824361
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 284
  • ID: 9780774824361
  • weight: 540
  • ISBN10: 0774824360

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