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Media Theory in Japan

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Description for Media Theory in Japan Paperback. Providing an overview of Japanese media theory from the 1910s to the present, this volume introduces English-language readers to Japan's rich body of theoretical and conceptual work on media for the first time, challenging media theory's Eurocentric formation and perspective and redefining its location and practice. Editor(s): Steinberg, Marc. Num Pages: 440 pages, 18 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; APFA; JFD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5817 x 3887. .
Providing an overview of Japanese media theory from the 1910s to the present, this volume introduces English-language readers to Japan's rich body of theoretical and conceptual work on media for the first time. The essays address a wide range of topics, including the work of foundational Japanese thinkers; Japanese theories of mediation and the philosophy of media; the connections between early Japanese television and consumer culture; and architecture's intersection with communications theory. Tracing the theoretical frameworks and paradigms that stem from Japan's media ecology, the contributors decenter Eurocentric media theory and demonstrate the value of the Japanese context to reassessing ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Duke University Press Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
Number of Pages
440
Place of Publication
North Carolina, United States
ISBN
9780822363262
SKU
V9780822363262
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About
Marc Steinberg is Associate Professor of Film Studies at Concordia University and the author of Anime's Media Mix: Franchising Toys and Characters in Japan. Alexander Zahlten is Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University.

Reviews for Media Theory in Japan
Marc Steinberg and Alexander Zahlten cleverly edited this collection of essays, and it will likely become an important reference for critical re-examination of media studies in Japan and for reconsidering this field in the West, which means a reconstruction of the field of media studies.
Shin Mizukoshi
Designing Media Ecology
A groundbreaking collection. . . ... Read more

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