Apocalypse In Contemporary Japanese Science Fiction by M. TanakaApocalypse In Contemporary Japanese Science Fiction by M. Tanaka

Apocalypse In Contemporary Japanese Science Fiction

byM. Tanaka

Paperback | January 29, 2014

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Starting with the history of apocalyptic tradition in the West and focusing on modern Japanese apocalyptic science fiction in manga, anime, and novels, Motoko Tanaka shows how science fiction reflected and coped with the devastation in Japanese national identity after 1945.
Motoko Tanaka is an Associate Professor at Tamagawa University, Tokyo, Japan
Title:Apocalypse In Contemporary Japanese Science FictionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:189 pagesPublished:January 29, 2014Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1349476668

ISBN - 13:9781349476664

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Table of Contents

1. The Trajectory of Apocalyptic Discourse 2. Apocalypse in Japan 3. Apocalyptic Fiction from 1945 to the 1970s 4. Apocalyptic Fiction in 1980s Japan 5. Apocalyptic Fiction after 1995 - Sekaikei Works 6. Apocalyptic Imagination after 2011