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Manga from the Floating World

Comicbook Culture and the Kibyōshi of Edo Japan, Second Edition, With a New Preface

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$95.00 • £76.95 • €85.50

ISBN 9780674241787

Publication Date: 06/04/2019

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606 pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

118 photos, 10 color photos

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  • Acknowledgments
  • [List of] Illustrations
  • Preface to the Second Edition
  • I. The Kibyōshi (A Study)
    • Introduction: A Little Yellow Comicbook
    • 1. The Floating World in An’ei-Tenmei Edo
    • 2. The Blossom of Pulp Fiction
    • 3. Manga Culture and the Visual–Verbal Imagination
    • 4. The Rise and Pratfall of the Kibyōshi
    • Reference Matter
      • Works Cited
      • Index
  • II. Translations
    • A Note on Reading Backwards
    • A Note on Translating the Kibyōshi
    • 5. Those Familiar Bestsellers
    • 6. Playboy, Roasted à la Edo
    • 7. The Unseamly Silverpiped Swingers

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