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Author Hemmann, Kathryn.
Title Manga cultures and the female gaze / Kathryn Hemmann.
Imprint Cham : Palgrave Macmillan, 2020.

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Author Hemmann, Kathryn.
Series East Asian Popular Culture.
East Asian popular culture (New York, N.Y.)
Subject Comic books, strips, etc. -- Social aspects -- Japan.
Description 1 online resource (177 pages).
Note Description based upon print version of record.
Includes index.
Contents Intro -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Chapter 1: Introduction: Interrogating the Text from the Wrong Perspective -- My Life in Shojo Manga -- A Brief Overview of Shojo Manga History -- From Sailor Moon to Steven Universe -- References -- Chapter 2: Short Skirts, Superpowers, and the Evolution of the Beautiful Fighting Girl -- Consuming Bishojo, Consuming Narrative -- Fighting for Love and Justice: The Female Fans of Sailor Moon -- It Can't End Like This: Breaking the Bishojo Mold in Magic Knight Rayearth -- References
Chapter 3: The Maiden and the Witch: CLAMP's Subversion of Female Character Tropes -- Pure Hearts and Sparkling Eyes: The Rise of the Shojo -- Taking Back the Shojo: Innocence and Experience in Tsubasa and xxxHolic -- Postfeminism and Posthumanity in Chobits -- References -- Chapter 4: Queering the Media Mix: The Female Gaze in Japanese Fancomics -- Shojo Manga and the Female Gaze -- The Uke/Seme Dynamic -- Performing Textual Masculinity, Inscribing Textual Femininity -- Fujoshi and the Power of Female Fans -- References
Chapter 5: Beautiful War Games: Transfiguring Genders in Video Game Fancomics -- Big Swords and Sexy Boss Battles: Homosocial Rivalries in Final Fantasy VII -- Transcultural Fandom and Video Game Character Designs -- "Linkle Is Not Enough" -- References -- Chapter 6: Link Is Not Silent: Queer Disability Positivity in Fan Readings of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild -- Ability, Disability, and Gaming -- Queering the Link to the Player -- Links Between Subcultural Narratives -- A Link to a Wider World -- References -- Chapter 7: The Cultural Cross-Pollination of Shojo Manga
Forging a Female Audience: The Rise, Fall, and Legacy of Tokyopop -- The Potential of Female Homotextuality -- References -- Index
ISBN 9783030180959 (electronic bk.)
3030180956 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1150157078
Additional Format Print version: Hemmann, Kathryn Manga Cultures and the Female Gaze Cham : Springer International Publishing AG,c2020 9783030180942.

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