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EAST3350 Reading List final

Japanese Cinema in the World, 2017/18
Dr Irena Hayter
i.hayter@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Week 2

screening in class: 100 years of Japanese cinema [videorecording] (Ōshima Nagisa, 1997)

required reading:

entry on ‘national cinema’ from Kuhn, Annette, and Guy Westwell. 2012. A dictionary of film studies [electronic resource] ISBN: 9780191744426 (ebook) : No price Oxford: Oxford University Press (available online as e -book from the Leeds uni library)

Ezra, Elizabeth, and Terry Rowdern. "General Introduction: What is Transnational Cinema?" In Transnational cinema : the film reader ISBN: 0415371589 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0415371570 (hardback : alk. paper); 9780415371575; 9780415371582 edited by Elizabeth Ezra and Terry Rowdern, 1–11. London: Routledge. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva   

 additional reading:

 Chan, Felicia. 2011. "The International Film Festival and the Making of a National Cinema." Screen. ISSN: 0036-9543 52 (2):253–260.

Crofts, Stephen. 1998. ‘Concepts of National Cinema’, in John Hill and Pamela Church Gibson (eds.), The Oxford guide to film studies ISBN: 0198711247 (pbk.) : £18.99; 0198711158 385–95. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva   

 Featherstone, Mike 1990. "Global Culture: An Introduction." In Global culture : nationalism, globalization and modernity : a Theory, culture & society special issue ISBN: 0803983220 (pbk); 0803938212, 1–14. London: Sage.   

 Held, David, and Anthony McGrew. 2000. "The Great Globalization Debate: An Introduction." In The Global Transformations Reader 1–46. Cambridge: Polity Press. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Higson, Andrew. 1989. "The Concept of National Cinema " Screen. 30 (4):36–47.

Richie, Donald. 1985. "Viewing Japanese Film: Some Considerations " East-West film journal. ISSN: 0891-6780 1 (1):23–35. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (srj 09/01/2018)  

Stringer, Julian. 2001. "Global Cities and the International Film Festival Economy." In Cinema and the city : film and urban societies in a global context ISBN: 0631222448 (pbk); 063122243x edited by Mark Shiel and Tony Fitzmaurice, 134–144. Oxford: Blackwell.

Stringer, Julian. 2015. "Japan 1951–1970: National Cinema as Cultural Currency”. In - Nikki J. Y. Lee and Julian Stringer (eds.), Japanese cinema : critical concepts in media and cultural studies ISBN: 9780415530392 (hbk.); 0415530393 (hbk.), vol 4. London: Routledge. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva   

 Yoshimoto, Mitsuhiro. 2002. "Questions of Japanese Cinema: Disciplinary Boundaries and the Invention of a Scholarly Object." In Learning places : the afterlives of area studies ISBN: 0822328402 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0822328267 edited by Masao Miyoshi and H.D. Harootunian, 368–396. Durham: Duke University Press.   

 screening: Sisters of the Gion (Mizoguchi Kenji,1935)

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Week 3

additional viewing: Osaka Elegy (1935), The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum in The Mizoguchi collection [videorecording]. (1939), Life of Oharu (1952), Ugetsu (1953)

required reading

Bordwell, David. 1981. "Mizoguchi and the Evolution of Film Language " In Questions of cinema ISBN: 025315913X; 0253159148 (pbk.) edited by Stephen Heath and Patricia Mellencamp. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (srj 09/01/2018) 

McDonald, Keiko 2006. "Synergy of Theme, Style and Dialogue: Kenji Mizoguchi's Sisters of the Gion " In Reading a Japanese film : cinema in context ISBN: 082482993X (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780824829391 (hardcover : alk. paper); 0824829395 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9780824829933 (pbk. : alk. paper) 17–32. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

additional reading

 Anderson, Joseph. 1988. "Spoken Silents in the Japanese Cinema: Essay on the Necessity of the Katsuben." Journal of film and video. ISSN: 0742-4671; 1934-6018 (40):13–33.

 Bernardi, Joanne. 2005. “Osaka Elegy (1936): Revisiting 1930s Mizoguchi”. In Geiger, Jeffrey; Rutsky, R.L., eds. Film analysis : a Norton reader ISBN: 9780393923247 (paperback); 039392324X (paperback). New York: W.W. Norton, 2005: 240-261. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Brooke, Michael. 2013. "The Life Of Oharu." Sight and sound. ISSN: 0037-4806 23 (11):101-101.

 Caplan, Nina. 2004. Saikaku ichidai onna / The Life of Oharu: Kenji Mizoguchi, Japan, 1952. In Bowyer, Justin, ed. The cinema of Japan and Korea ISBN: 1904764118 (pbk.); 1904764126 (hbk.). London: Wallflower Press, 2004: 51–60. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Cornyetz, Nina. 2002. Mizoguchi Kenji. In Buckley, Sandra, ed. Encyclopedia of contemporary Japanese culture ISBN: 9780415481526 (pbk); 0415143446. London: Routledge, 2002: 7–11 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva .  

Hansen, Kelly. 2017. "Contesting Images of Gender: Reexamining Mizoguchi Kenji's Sisters of the Gion for the Twenty-first Century." Journal of Japanese and Korean cinema. ISSN: 1756-4905 9 (1):1–13.

 Isaka, Maki. 2013. "What Could Have Happened to "Femininity" in Japanese Stagecraft: A Memorial Address to Yamada Isuzu (1917 - 2012)." Positions : East Asia cultures critique. ISSN: 1067-9847; 1527-8271 (online) 21 (3):755-759.

Kamimura, Masako, and Yumi Ishikawa. 1996. "Japanese film and women: the works of Mizoguchi Kenji and Naruse Mikio." Review of Japanese Culture and Society: 28-32. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (srj 09/01/2018) 

 Kemp, Philip. 2017. "The Life of Oharu." Sight and sound. ISSN: 0037-4806 27 (5):102-105.

 Kirihara, Donald. 1992. Patterns of time : Mizoguchi and the 1930s ISBN: 0299132404 Madison University of Wisconsin Press.

 Le Fanu, Mark. 2005. Mizoguchi and Japan ISBN: 1844570568; 1844570576 (pbk) : No price. London: BFI Publishing.

 Mori, Toshie. 2007. All for Money: Mizoguchi Kenji's Osaka Elegy (1936). In Phillips, Alastair; Stringer, Julian, eds. Japanese cinema : texts and contexts ISBN: 9780415328487 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780415328470 (hardback : alk. paper); 0415328470 (hardback : alk. paper); 0415328489 (pbk. : alk. paper). London: Routledge.

 O'Brien, Kevin. 1995. "Japan After WWII: Kenji Mizojuchi on Changing Values." Film & history. ISSN: 0360-3695 25 (1/2):62-64.

 Richie, Donald. 1993. "Distance and Beauty in the Films of Mizoguchi " In Ugetsu : Kenji Mizoguchi, director ISBN: 0813518628 (pbk.) : $14.00; 081351861X : $37.00 edited by Keiko McDonald, 134–136. New Brunswick Rutgers University Press Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Russell, Catherine. 2006. "Ugetsu." Cineaste. ISSN: 0009-7004 31 (3):64-66.

 Sato, Barbara. 2003. The New Japanese Woman: Modernity, Media and Women in Interwar Japan: Duke University Press.

 Silverberg, Miriam. 2006. Erotic grotesque nonsense : the mass culture of Japanese modern times ISBN: 9780520222731 (cloth : alk. paper); 0520222733 (cloth : alk. paper) Berkeley: University of California Press.

 screening: Late Spring (Ozu Yasujirō, 1949)

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Week 4

additional viewing: Tokyo twilight ; Equinox flower ; Good morning/Ohayo (1958 - 1959); Floating weeds ISBN: 5060000700886

required reading

 Bordwell, David (1995), Narration in the Fiction Film (London: Routledge ): 157–164. OR Bordwell, David. 1986. "Classical Hollywood Cinema: Narrational Principles and Procedures." In Narrative, apparatus, ideology : a film theory reader ISBN: 0231058810; 0231058802 (hard : alk. paper), edited by David Rosen, 17–34. New York: Columbia University Press Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Bordwell, David. 1979. "Our Dream Cinema: Western Historiography of Japanese Film " Film Reader 4 (45–62). OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (srj 09/01/2018) 

 additional reading

Abe, Mark Nornes 2007. "The Riddle of the Vase: Ozu's Late Spring " In Japanese cinema : texts and contexts ISBN: 9780415328487 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780415328470 (hardback : alk. paper); 0415328470 (hardback : alk. paper); 0415328489 (pbk. : alk. paper) edited by Alastair Phillips and Julian Stringer, 78–89. London: Routledge.

 Anderson, Joseph. 1977. "The Spaces Between: American Criticism of Japanese Films." Wide Angle 1 (4):2–6. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (srj 09/01/2018) 

Bordwell, David, and Kristin Thompson. 1976. "Space and Narrative in the Films of Ozu " Screen. ISSN: 0036-9543 17 (2):41–73.

 Bordwell, David. 1988. Ozu and the poetics of cinema ISBN: 0691055165; 0691008221 (Princeton University Press : pbk) : $25.00, 307–11. Princeton: Princeton University Press: available online at https://quod.lib.umich.edu/c/cjs/0920054.0001.001/--ozu-and-the-poetics-of-cinema-david-bordwell?view=toc

 Burch, Noel. 1979. To the distant observer : form and meaning in the Japanese cinema ISBN: 0859674908, 154–185. London: Scholar Press. available online at https://quod.lib.umich.edu/c/cjs/aaq5060.0001.001/--to-the-distant-observer-form-and-meaning-in-the-japanese?view=toc

Geist, Kathe 1994. "Playing with Space: Ozu and Two-Dimensional Design in Japan." In Cinematic landscapes : observations on the visual arts and cinema of China and Japan ISBN: 9780292720879 (pbk.); 0292720866 (hbk.); 0292720874 (pbk.); 9780292720862 (hbk.), edited by Linda Ehrlich and David Desser, 283–98. Austin: University of Texas Press. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

 Lehman, Peter. 1987. "The Mysterious Orient, the Crystal Clear Orient, the Non-Existent Orient: Dilemmas of Western Scholars of Japanese Film." Journal of film and video. ISSN: 0742-4671; 1934-6018 39:5–15.

 Malcolmson, Scott. 1985. "The Pure Land Beyond the Sea: Barthes, Burch and the Uses of Japan." Screen. ISSN: 0036-9543 26 (3–4):23–33.

 Richie, Donald. 1974. Ozu ISBN: 0520032772. Berkeley: University of California Press.

 Richie, Donald. 1994. "The Influence of Traditional Aesthetics on the Japanese Film." In Cinematic landscapes : observations on the visual arts and cinema of China and Japan ISBN: 9780292720879 (pbk.); 0292720866 (hbk.); 0292720874 (pbk.); 9780292720862 (hbk.), edited by Linda Ehrlich and David Desser, 155–164. Austin: University of Texas Press. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

Schrader, Paul. 1972. Transcendental style in film : Ozu, Bresson, Dreyer ISBN: 0306803356 (pbk) Berkeley: University of California Press.

 Thompson, Kristin. 1988. "Late Spring and Ozu’ s Unreasonable Style." In Breaking the glass armor : neoformalist film analysis ISBN: 0691067244 (alk. paper) : 65.00, 317-52. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

 Vasey, Ruth. 1988. "Ozu and the No." Australian Journal of Film Theory 7 (80):88–102. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (srj 09/01/2018) 

Yoshida, Yoshishige (Kiju). 2003. Ozu's anti-cinema ISBN: 1929280270 (pbk. : alk. paper); 1929280262. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Center for Japanese Studies.

 Zeman, Martin. 1972. "The Serene Poet of Japanese Cinema " Film Journal 1 (3–4):62–71. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (srj 09/01/2018) 

screening: Tokyo Story (Ozu Yasujirō,1953)

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Week 5

 additional viewing: Tokyo-ga in Wim Wenders' documentaries [videorecording]. (Wim Wenders, 1985); Alice in the Cities (Wim Wenders, 1974). Paris Texas (Wim Wednders, 1984); Stranger than paradise [DVD recording] ISBN: 5060238039321 (Jim Jarmusch, 1984); Café lumière [videorecording] (Hou Hsiao Hsien, 2003); Yi Yi [videorecording] [A One and a Two] (Edward Yang, 2000); 35 Shots of Rum (Claire Denis, 2008).  

required reading

 Desser, David, ed. 1997. ‘A Filmmaker for All Seasons'. In Tokyo Story Cambridge Cambridge University Press, 1–24.   

Geist, K. 2006. Ozu and the Nation. In: Vitali, V. and Willeman, P. eds. Theorising national cinema ISBN: 1844571203 (pbk) : £16.99; 184457119x. London: BFI, pp. 114-28. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

 additional reading

 same as week 3, plus: 

Choi, J. 2018 (ed.) Reorienting Ozu : a master and his influence ISBN: 9780190254988 (pbk.) : £22.99; 9780190254971 (hbk.) : £64.00: Oxford University Press.   

 McDonald, Keiko. 1982. "Ozu's Tokyo Story: simple means for complex ends." Journal of the Association of Teachers of Japanese. ISSN: 0885-9884 (1):19-39.

Wood, Robin.1998. ‘Resistance to Definition: Ozu’s “Noriko” Trilogy’ in Sexual politics and narrative film : Hollywood and beyond ISBN: 0231076053 (pbk.) : No price; 0231076045 New York: Columbia University Press, 95-138.

 screening: The Seven Samurai (Kurosawa Akira, 1954)

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Week 6

additional viewing: Rashomon (1950), The Idiot in Postwar Kurosawa [videorecording] (1951), Throne of Blood (1957), The Hidden Fortress (1958), Yojimbō (1961), Ran (1985); The Magnificent Seven (John Sturgess, 1960); A Fistful of Dollars (Sergio Leone, 1964), Star Wars a new hope (George Lucas, 1977), Empire strikes back (Irwin Kirchner, 1980), The Return of the Jedi (Richard Marquand, 1983), Hero [videorecording] (Zhang Yimou, 2002)

required reading

 Richie, Donald, ‘The Seven Samurai’ and Joan Mellen. 1996. The films of Akira Kurosawa. 3rd ed., expanded and updated. ed. Berkeley, Calif: University of California Press. 97-109. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

 Yoshimoto, Mitsuhiro. 2003. “The Seven Samurai”. In Kurosawa : film studies and Japanese cinema ISBN: 0822325195 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0822324830. 205–245. Durham: Duke University Press.   

additional reading

Anderer, Paul. 2016. Kurosawa's rashomon : a vanished city, a lost brother, and the voice inside his iconic films ISBN: 9781681775630 (pbk.) : £13.99. New York: Pegasus Books.  

 Anderson, Joseph. 1962. "When the Twain Meet: Hollywood's Remake of Seven Samurai " Film quarterly. ISSN: 0015-1386 15 (13):55–58.

 Dale, Matt. 2005. "Paths Present and Future: Yojimbō and the Trail of the Zen Detective." Japan Studies Review: 95-100. - Available online: https://asian.fiu.edu/projects-and-grants/japan-studies-review/journal-archive/

 Davis, Blair, Robert S. Anderson, and Jan Walls. 2015. Rashomon effects : Kurosawa, Rashomon and their legacies ISBN: 9781317574644 (e-book). London: Routledge.

 Desser, David. 1983. "Kurosawa's Eastern Western " Film Criticism (8):54–65. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (srj 09/01/2018) 

 Desser, David. 1983. The Samurai films of Akira Kurosawa ISBN: 9780835719247; 0835714950. Ann Arbor, Mich: UMI Research Press.

 Desser, David. 1992. "Toward a Structural Analysis of the Postwar Samurai Film." In Reframing Japanese cinema : authorship, genre, history ISBN: 0253207231, edited by Arthur Nolletti Jr and David Desser, 145–164. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (srj 09/01/2018) 
 

Galbraith, Stuart IV. 2002. "Mulberries, Camellias and Cacti." In The Emperor and the wolf : the lives and films of Akira Kurosawa and Toshiro Mifune ISBN: 057120452x; 0571199828 (alk. paper). 301–340. New York: Faber & Faber. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

 Goodwin, James. 1994. Akira Kurosawa and intertextual cinema ISBN: 0801846617; 0801846609. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

 Hillenbrand, Margaret. 2013. "Hero, Kurosawa and a cinema of the senses." Screen. ISSN: 0036-9543 54 (2):127-151.

 Martinez, D. P. 2007. "Seven Samurai and Six Women " In Japanese cinema : texts and contexts ISBN: 9780415328487 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780415328470 (hardback : alk. paper); 0415328470 (hardback : alk. paper); 0415328489 (pbk. : alk. paper), edited by Alastair Phillips and Julian Stringer, 102–122. London: Routledge.

 Martinez, D. P. 2009. Remaking Kurosawa : translations and permutations in global cinema ISBN: 9780230621671 (e-book). 1st ed. ed. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.  

 McDonald, Keiko. 1987. "Noh into Film: Kurosawa's Throne of Blood " Journal of film and video. ISSN: 0742-4671; 1934-6018 39 (1):36–41.

 Mellen, Joan. 2002. Seven samurai = Shichinin no samurai ISBN: 085170915X. London: BFI Publishing.

Prince, Stephen. 1988. "Zen and Selfhood: Patterns of Eastern Thought in Kurosawa's Films " Post Script 7 (2):4–17. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

 Prince, Stephen. 1991. The warrior's camera : the cinema of Akira Kurosawa ISBN: 0691008590 (pbk); 0691031606. Princeton, N.J. ; Oxford: Princeton University Press.

 Prince, Stephen. 2009. "Mecha Samurai: Kurosawa in the world of anime." Post Script 28 (2):50-58. - Available online: http://www.freepatentsonline.com/article/Post-Script/200723440.html

Richie, Donald, and Joan Mellen. 1996. The films of Akira Kurosawa. 3rd ed., expanded and updated. ed. Berkeley, Calif: University of California Press.

 Richie, Donald. 1972. Japanese cinema : film style and national character ISBN: 0436413507 London: Secker and Warburg.

 Savas, Minae Yamamoto. 2012. "Familiar story, Macbeth--new context, Noh and Kurosawa's Throne of Blood." Education About Asia 17 (1):20-25. - Available online: http://vc.bridgew.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1000&context=languages_fac

 Yoshimoto, Mitsuhiro. 2003. Kurosawa: Film Studies and Japanese Cinema Durham: Duke University Press.

 Yoshimoto, Mitsuhiro. 2005. "Seven Samurai (1954), Kurosawa Akira: a search for a national community." In Film analysis : a Norton reader ISBN: 9780393923247 (paperback); 039392324X (paperback), edited by Jeffrey Geiger and R.L. Rutsky, 494-508. New York: W.W.Norton. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva   

 screening: Battles Without Honour and Humanity/The Yakuza papers [videorecording]. (Fukasaku Kinji, 1973)

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Week 7 

additional viewing: Lady Snowblood ISBN: 5027035008295 (Fujita Toshiya, 1973: ), Kill Bill [videorecording] : volume 1 (Quentin Tarantino, 2003), Battle Royale (Fukasaku Kinji, 2000) and The hunger games : the complete collection.; Branded to kill [videorecording] (Suzuki Seijun, 1967); Tokyo Drifter (Suzuki Seijun, 1966).  

 required reading

McDonald, Keiko. 1992. "The Yakuza Film: An Introduction." In Reframing Japanese cinema : authorship, genre, history ISBN: 0253207231, edited by Arthur Nolletti Jr and David Desser, 165–192. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (srj 09/01/2018) 

Torrance, R. 2005. "The Nature of Violence in Fukasaku Kinji’s Jingi naki tatakai (War without a Code of Honor)." Japan forum. ISSN: 0955-5803 17 (3):389-406.

additional reading

 Antoniou, Anthony. 2004. "Batoru Rowaiaru/Battle Royale." In The cinema of Japan and Korea ISBN: 1904764118 (pbk.); 1904764126 (hbk.), edited by Justin Bowyer, 225–235. London: Wallflower.

 da Silva, Joaquin “Fukasaku and Scorsese: Yakuza and Gangsters”: online http://www.geocities.ws/eiga9/articulos/fukasakuandscorsese.html

 Davis, Robert, and Riccardo de los Rios. 2006. "From Hollywood to Tokyo: Resolving a Tension in Contemporary Narrative Cinema." Film criticism. ISSN: 0163-5069 31 (1/2):157-172.

 Escobar, P. M. 2013. "Fukasaku Kinji’s Battles Without Honor And Humanity: A Historiographic Metafiction of Post-War Japan." Journal of Japanese and Korean cinema. ISSN: 1756-4905 5 (1-2):99-112.

 Hunt, Leon. 2008. "Asiaphilia, Asianisation and the Gatekeeper Auteur: Quentin Tarantino and Luc Besson." In East Asian cinemas : exploring transnational connections on film ISBN: 9781845116156 (PB); 9781845116149 (HB), edited by Leon Hunt and Wing-Fai Leung, 220-36.  

 Inouye, Charles Shiro. 2008. "Promoting Virtue and Punishing Vice: Tarantino's Kill Bill and the Return of Bakumatsu Aesthetics." Post Script-Essays in Film and the Humanities 28 (2):92-100. - Available online: http://www.freepatentsonline.com/article/Post-Script/200723444.html

McDonald, Keiko "Kinji Fukasaku: An Introduction". Film Criticism, (1983), vol.8 (1): 20-32. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (srj 09/01/2018) 

Newman, Kim. 2001. "Battle royale." Sight and sound. ISSN: 0037-4806 11 (9):37-38.

Neyrat, F. 2006. "A Sovereign game: On Kinji Fukasaku's Battle Royale (2001)." In Traces 4: Translation, Biopolitics, Colonial Difference, 97-108. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Pinkerton, Nick. 2016. "Rise Of The Footsoldier." Sight and sound. ISSN: 0037-4806 26 (2):97-97.

Schrader, Paul. 1974. "Yakuza Eiga: A Primer " Film Comment 10 (1):9–17. - Available online: http://www.paulschrader.org/articles/pdf/1974-FCYakuza.pdf

 Standish, Isolde. 2000. Myth and masculinity in the Japanese cinema : towards a political reading of the "tragic hero" ISBN: 0700712917. London: Curzon.

 Walkow, Marc. 2016. "The History of Postwar Japan as Told by a Radical Anarchist." Film Comment 52 (1):52-59. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

 Williams, Tony. 2005. Case Study: Battle Royale's Apocalyptic Millennial Warning. In McRoy, Jay, ed. Japanese horror cinema ISBN: 074861995x. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press; Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2005. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (srj 09/01/2018)  

 Williams, Tony. 2008. "Doomsday Past, Present, And Future: Kinji Fukasaku's Virus." Asian Cinema 19 (2):215-231. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

 Williams, Tony. 2009. "Battle Royale 2--Revenge: The Last Testament of Kinji Fukasaku." Asian Cinema 20 (2):131-165. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

 screening: Ring [videorecording] (Nakata Hideo, 1998)

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Week 8

additional viewing: Ring 2 [videorecording] (Nakata Hideo, 1999), The ring virus. (Kim Dong-bin, 1999), The ring [videorecording] ISBN: Retail / Rental (£17.99) (Gore Verbinski, 2002), Ôdishon (Motion picture) (Miike Takashi, 1999); Dark water (Nakata Hideo, 2003); other films from the Tartan Asia Extreme label.  

 required reading

 Dew, Oliver. 2007. "‘Asia Extreme’: Japanese Cinema and British hype." New cinemas : journal of contemporary film. ISSN: 1474-2756 5 (1):53-73.

 Needham, G. 2006. "Orientalism and Japanese Cinema." In Asian cinemas : a reader and guide ISBN: 0748617760; 0748617779 (pbk) : £19.99, edited by D. Eleftheriotis and G. Needham, 7–17. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

 additional reading

 Choi, J., and M. Wada-Marciano. 2009. Horror to the extreme : changing boundaries in Asian cinema ISBN: 9789622099739 (pbk.) : £13.00; 9789622099722 (hbk.) : £26.00; 9622099726 (hbk.) : £26.00; 9622099734 (pbk.) : £13.00: Hong Kong University Press.

 Herbert, D. 2010. "Circulations: Technology and Discourse in The Ring Intertext." In Second Takes : Critical Approaches to the Film Sequel ISBN: 9781438430317 (e-book), edited by Carolyn Jess-Cooke and Constantine Verevis, 153-170.   

 Hills, Matt, and Jamie Sexton. 2017. "Editorial Introduction: The ultiplicities of Transnational Cult – Intersecting with(in) Reason." Transnational Cinemas ISSN: 2040-3526; 2040-3534 8 (1):1-4.

 Hills, Matt. 2005. "Ringing the Changes: Cult Distinctions and Cultural Differences in US Fans' Reading of Japanese Cinema " In Japanese horror cinema ISBN: 074861995x edited by Jay McRoy, 161–174. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva   

 Holm, Nicholas. 2011. "Ex(or)cising the Spirit of Japan: Ringu, The Ring , and the Persistence of Japan." Journal of popular film & television. ISSN: 0195-6051 39 (4):183-192.

 Kolker, R. 2012. "When Cute Becomes Scary: The Young Female in Contemporary Japanese Horror Cinema." In The Oxford handbook of film and media studies ISBN: 9780195175967 (hbk.) : £85.00; 0195175964 (hbk.) : £85.00. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (srj 09/01/2018)   

Lu, Alvin. 2002. "Horror Japanese-style." Film Comment 38 (1):38-38. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Martin, Daniel. 2015. Extreme Asia : the rise of cult cinema from the Far East ISBN: 9780748697458; 0748697454; 9780748697465 (webready PDF); 9781474403603 (epub) Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. (available as an e-book).

Pett, Emma. 2017. "Transnational cult paratexts: exploring audience readings of Tartan’s Asia Extreme brand." Transnational Cinemas ISSN: 2040-3526; 2040-3534 8 (1):35-48.

 R, C. 2004. "Horror: Made in Japan." Time International (South Pacific Edition) (34):72-72. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (srj 09/01/2018) 

Rawle, S. 2009. "From The Black Society to The Isle: Miike Takashi and Kim Ki-Duk at the Intersection of Asia Extreme." Journal of Japanese and Korean cinema. ISSN: 1756-4905 1 (2):167-184.

 Stringer, Julian. 2007. "The Original and the Copy." In Japanese cinema : texts and contexts ISBN: 9780415328487 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780415328470 (hardback : alk. paper); 0415328470 (hardback : alk. paper); 0415328489 (pbk. : alk. paper) edited by Alastair Phillips and Julian Stringer, 296–307. London: Routledge.   

 Wee, Valerie. 2011. "Visual Aesthetics and Ways of Seeing: Comparing Ringu and The Ring." Cinema journal. ISSN: 0009-7101 50 (2):41-60.

Wee, Valerie. 2013. Japanese horror films and their American remakes ISBN: 9780415888608 (hardback). London: Routledge.

 White, Eric. "Case Study: Hideo Nakata's Ring and Ring 2." In Japanese horror cinema ISBN: 074861995x edited by Jay McRoy, 38–50. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (srj 09/01/2018)  

screening: Swallowtail Butterfly (Iwai Shunji, 1996)

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Week 9 

additional viewing: All about Lily Chou-Chou. (Iwai Shunji, 2001); Abauto rabu [videorecording] = About love = Kuwān yū ai (Shimoyama Ten, Zhang Yibai, Yee Chin-Yeh, 2005), Café lumière [videorecording] (Hou Hsiao-Hsien, 2005)

Shinjuku triad society (Miike Takashi,1995); Rainy dog ISBN: 5023965338921 (Miike Takashi,1997)  

 required reading

 Iwabuchi, Koichi 2013. "Taking Japanization Seriously: Cultural Globalization Reconsidered." In Recentering globalization : popular culture and Japanese transnationalism ISBN: 9780822328919 (pbk.); 0822328917 (pbk.); 0822329859 23–50. Durham: Duke University Press.

 Gerow, Aaron. "Consuming Asia, Consuming Japan: The New Neonationalistic Revisionism in Japan " In Censoring history : citizenship and memory in Japan, Germany, and the United States ISBN: 0765604477 (pbk.); 0765604469 (cased) : No price ed. Laura Hein and Mark Selden, 74-95. New York: M.E. Sharpe, 2000.  

 Braester, Y., and J. Tweedie. 2010. Cinema at the city's edge : film and urban networks in East Asia ISBN: 9789622099845; 962209984X Hong Kong University Press.

 Dasgupta, Romit. 2013. "Romancing Urban Modernity in Tokyo, Taipei, and Shanghai: The Film About Love and the Shaping of a Discursive East Asian Popular Culture." In Popular Culture in Asia : Memory, City, Celebrity, edited by Lorna Fitzsimmons and John A. Lent, 116-141. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.   

Koresky, Michael. 2002. "All about Lily Chou-Chou." Film Comment 39 (3):73-74. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Laird, Coleen. ‘Japanese Cinema, the Classroom and Swallowtail Butterfly’, Jump cut. ISSN: 0146-5546 52 (2010) - Available online: https://web.archive.org/web/20100823190020/http://www.ejumpcut.org/currentissue/lairdswallowtail/text.html

Li, C. S. 2006. "Representing the ransurbanized Subject in Popular Cinema: MIB: Men in Black and Suwarouteiru (Swallowtail Butterfly)." Tamkang Review 37 (2):71-102. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (srj 10/01/2018) 

Lori Hitchcock, ' Third Culture Kids: A Bakhtinian Analysis of Language and Multiculturalism in Swallowtail Buttterfly' Scope : an on-line journal of film studies. ISSN: 1465-9166 February 2004.

 Mes, Tom 2004. "The Outlaw Director Films." In Agitator : the cinema of Takashi Miike ISBN: 9781903254417 (pbk.) : £17.99; 1903254418 (pbk.) : £17.99 327–341. Guildford: FAB Press.  

Rayns, Tony. 2002. "All about Lily Chou-Chou." Sight and sound. ISSN: 0037-4806 12 (10):36-36.

Yomota, Inuhiko, and Aaron Gerow. 2003. Stranger than Tokyo: Space nd Race Ini Postnational Japanese Cinema. In Lau, Jenny Kwok Wah, ed. Multiple modernities : cinema and popular media in transcultural East Asia. Philadelphia, Penn.: Temple University Press, 2003 OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (srj 10/01/2018) .  

 screening: Ghost in the shell [videorecording] (Oshii Mamoru, 1995)

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Week 10 

 additional viewing: Ghost in the shell 2 : innocence. (Oshii Mamoru, 2004), Blade runner (Ridley Scott, 1982), Blade runner 2049 ISBN: 5035822049338 (Jacques Vilneuve, 2017), Metropolis (Fritz Lang, 1927), Metropolis. (Ōtomo Katsuhiro, 2001), The Matrix (Lana and Andy Wachowski, 1999).
 

 required reading

 Morley, David , and Kevin Robbins. 1995. "Techno-Orientalism: Japan Panic." In Spaces of identity : global media, electronic landscapes and cultural boundaries ISBN: 0415095972 (pbk); 0415095964, edited by David Morley and Kevin Robbins, 147–173. London: Routledge.     

 additional reading

Bolton, Christopher A. 2002. "From Wooden Cyborgs to Celluloid Souls: Mechanical Bodies in Anime and Japanese Puppet Theater." Positions : East Asia cultures critique. ISSN: 1067-9847; 1527-8271 (online) 10 (3):729-771.

Brooker, Will. 2005. The blade runner experience : the legacy of a science fiction classic ISBN: 1904764304 (pbk) : £15.99; 1904764312. London: Wallflower.

Brown, Steven T. 2008. "Machinic Desires: Hans Bellmer’s Dolls and the Technological Uncanny in Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence." Mechademia 3 (1):222-253. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (srj 10/01/2018) 

Dargis, Manohla. 2004. "Philosophizing Sex Dolls Amid Film Noir Intrigue: Review." The New York times. ISSN: 0362-4331.

Davis, Darrell William. 2010. Technology and (Chinese) Ethnicity. In Braester, Yomi; Tweedie, James, eds. Cinema at the city's edge : film and urban networks in East Asia ISBN: 9789622099845; 962209984X. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2010. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Gardner, William O. 2009. "The Cyber Sublime and the Virtual Mirror: Information and Media in the Works of Oshii Mamoru and Kon Satoshi." Canadian journal of film studies = Revue canadienne d'études cinematographiques. ISSN: 0847-5911 18 (1):44-70.

Jane Chi Hyun, Park. 2005. "Stylistic Crossings: Cyberpunk Impulses in Anime." World literature today. ISSN: 0196-3570 79 (3/4):60-63.

Lo, Kwai-Cheung. 2009. Hong Kong Ghost in the Japanese Shell? Cross-racial Performance and Transnational Chinese Cinema. In Khoo, Olivia; Metzger, Sean, eds. Futures of Chinese cinema : technologies and temporalities in Chinese screen cultures ISBN: 9781841502748 (pbk.); 184150274X (pbk.). Bristol: Intellect, 2009.   

Napier, Susan. Anime, various editions.

North, Dan. 2015. Ghost in the Shell: The Noir Instinct. In Shin, Chi-Yun; Gallagher, Mark, eds. East Asian Film Noir ISBN: 9781780760094: Transnational Encounters and Intercultural Dialogue. London; New York: I.B. Tauris, 2015. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva   

Orbaugh, Sharalyn. 'Sex and the Single Cyborg: Japanese Popular Culture Experiments in Subjectivity’, Science fiction studies. 29:3 (2002), pp.436-452.

Osmond, Andrew. 2005. "Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence." Sight and sound. ISSN: 0037-4806 15 (11):63-64.

Ruh, Brian, Stray dog of anime : the films of Mamoru Oshii ISBN: 1403963347 (pbk.) : £12.99; 1403963290, Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.

Schaub, Joseph Christopher. 2001. "Kusanagi's Body: Gender and Technology in Mecha-anime." Asian journal of communication. ISSN: 0129-2986 11 (2):79-100.

Silvio, Carl,‘Refiguring the Radical Cyborg in Ghost in the Shell’, Science fiction studies. 26:1 (1999), pp. 54-72.

Ueno Toshiya, ‘Japanimation and Techno-Orientalism’, available online http://www.t0.or.at/ueno/japan.htm

Yuen, Wong Kin. 2000. "On the Edge of Spaces: Blade Runner, Ghost in the Shell, and Hong Kong's Cityscape." Science fiction studies. 27 (1):1.

 screening: Spirited away [videorecording] ISBN: 5060034578956; Retail / Rental (£15.99) (Miyazaki Hayao, 2001)

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Week 11

additional viewing: any film by studio Ghibli; Your name (Shinkai Makoto, 2016); The garden of words [videorecording]. ISBN: Retail / Rental (£17.99) (Shinkai Makoto, 2013)  

 required reading

Napier, Susan J. 2016. "Anime and Local/Global Identity " In Animé from Akira to Howl's moving castle : experiencing contemporary Japanese animation ISBN: 1403970521 (pbk.) : £14.99; 1403970513 (hbk.) : £40.00 15–34. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva  

 Denison, Rayna. 2007. “The Global Markets for Anime: Miyazaki Hayao's Spirited Away (2001). In Phillips, Alastair; Stringer, Julian, eds. Japanese cinema : texts and contexts ISBN: 9780415328487 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780415328470 (hardback : alk. paper); 0415328470 (hardback : alk. paper); 0415328489 (pbk. : alk. paper). London: Routledge.   

 additional reading

Adachi, Reito. 2016. "Dubbing of silences in Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away: A comparison of Japanese and English language versions." Perspectives 24 (1):142. - Available online: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/0907676X.2015.1024694

Boyd, James W., and Tetsuya Nishimura. 2004. "Shinto Perspectives in Miyazaki's Anime Film 'Spirited away'." The Journal of Religion and Film 8 (2). - Available online: https://digitalcommons.unomaha.edu/jrf/vol8/iss3/4/

Cavallaro, Dani. 2006. The animé art of Hayao Miyazaki ISBN: 0786423692 (pbk.) : No price; 9780786423699 (pbk.) : No price. Jefferson, N.C: McFarland & Co.

Goulding, Jay. 2006. "Crossroads of Experience: Miyazaki Hayao's Global/Local Nexus." Asian Cinema XVII (2):114. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva 

Knox, Julian. 2011. "Hoffmann, Goethe, and Miyazaki's Spirited Away." Wordsworth Circle ISSN: 0043-8006 42 (3):198.

Kono, Shintaro. 2017. "Did Spirited Away Dream of Third-Wave Feminism? From Identity Labor to Care Labor." Correspondence: Hitotsubashi Journal of Arts and Literature 2:9-36. - Available online: http://hermes-ir.lib.hit-u.ac.jp/rs/bitstream/10086/28461/1/corres0000200090.pdf

Napier, Susan J. 2006. "Matter out of Place: Carnival, Containment, and Cultural Recovery in Miyazaki's Spirited Away." The journal of Japanese studies. ISSN: 0095-6848 32 (2):287-310.

Osmond, Andrew. 2008. Spirited away = Sen to Chihiro no kamikakushi ISBN: 9781844572304 (pbk.); 1844572307 (pbk.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan on behalf of the British Film Institute.

Reider, Noriko T. 2005. "“Spirited Away”: Film of the Fantastic and Evolving Japanese Folk Symbols." Film criticism. ISSN: 0163-5069 29 (3):4-27.

Suzuki, Ayumi. 2009. "A Nightmare of Capitalist Japan: Spirited Away." Jump cut. ISSN: 0146-5546: A Review of Contemporary Media 51.

 Swale, Alistair. 2015. "Miyazaki Hayao and the Aesthetics of Imagination: Nostalgia and Memory in Spirited Away." Asian studies review. ISSN: 1035-7823; 1467-8403 39 (3):413-429.

Wu, Cheng-Ing. 2016. "Hayao Miyazaki’s Mythic Poetics: Experiencing the Narrative Persuasions in Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle and Ponyo." Animation ISSN: 1746-8477: An Interdisciplinary Journal XI (2):189.

Yang, Andrew. 2010. "The Two Japans of “Spirited Away”." International journal of comic art ISSN: 1531-6793 12 (1):435-452.

Yoshioka, Shiro. 2008. Heart of Japaneseness: history and nostalgia in Hayao Miyazaki's Spirited Away. In MacWilliams, Mark W., ed. Japanese visual culture : explorations in the world of manga and anime Armonk, N.Y: M.E. Sharpe.   

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Acland, Charles R. 2003. Screen traffic : movies, multiplexes, and global culture ISBN: 0822331632 (pbk.) : £17.50; 0822331756 Durham: Duke University Press.

Anderson, Joseph, and Donald Richie. 1982. The Japanese Film: Art and Industry. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

 Bock, Audie.1978. Japanese film directors. Tokyo: Kodansha International.

Bolton, Christopher A., Istvan Csicsery-Ronay, and Takayuki Tatsumi, eds. 2007. Robot ghosts and wired dreams : Japanese science fiction from origins to anime ISBN: 9780816649747 (pb : alk. paper); 9780816649730 (hc : alk. paper); 0816649731 (hc : alk. paper); 081664974X (pb : alk. paper). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Bordwell, David, and Kristin Thompson. 2004. Film Art: An introduction. 7th ed. Boston, MA: McGraw-Hill.

Brown, Steven T., ed. 2006. Cinema anime : critical engagements with Japanese animation ISBN: 9780230606210; 0230606210 (pbk.); 1403970602 (hbk.) New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Burch, Noel. 1979. To the distant observer : form and meaning in the Japanese cinema ISBN: 0859674908 London: Scholar Press. available online at https://quod.lib.umich.edu/c/cjs/aaq5060.0001.001/--to-the-distant-observer-form-and-meaning-in-the-japanese?view=toc

Cavallaro, Dani. 2006. The animé art of Hayao Miyazaki ISBN: 0786423692 (pbk.) : No price; 9780786423699 (pbk.) : No price. Jefferson, N.C McFarland & Co.

Cazdyn, Eric. 2003. The flash of capital : film and geopolitics in Japan ISBN: 0822329395 (pbk. : acid-free paper); 0822329123 (acid-free paper). Durham, NC: Duke University Press.

 Corrigan, Timothy. A Short Guide to Writing about Film. various editions.

 Davis, Darrell William, and Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh, eds. 2008. East Asian screen industries ISBN: 9781844571819 (pbk.); 9781844571802 (hbk.); 1844571807 (hbk.); 1844571815 (pbk.) London: BFI Publishing.

Hayward, Susan. Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts. London: Routledge. various editions.

 Hesmondhaugh, David. 2002. The cultural industries London: Sage.

Hill, John, and Pamela Church Gibson. 1998. The Oxford guide to film studies ISBN: 0198711247 (pbk.) : £18.99; 0198711158. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

 Hirano, Kyoko. 1992. Mr Smith goes to Tokyo : Japanese cinema under the American occupation, 1945-1952 ISBN: 1560981571. London;Washington;: Smithsonian Institution Press.

 Hjort, Mette, and Steve MacKenzie, eds. 2000. Cinema and nation ISBN: 0415208637 (pbk. ; cased) : No price; 0415208629. London: Routledge.

Iwabuchi, Koichi 2013. Recentering globalization : popular culture and Japanese transnationalism ISBN: 9780822328919 (pbk.); 0822328917 (pbk.); 0822329859 Durham: Duke University Press.

Jacoby, A., & Richie, D. (2008). A critical handbook of Japanese film directors : from the silent era to the present day ISBN: 9781933330532 (pbk.); 1933330538 (pbk.). Berkeley CA: Stone Bridge Press. 

Katzenstein, Peter J., and Takashi Shiraishi. 1997. Network power : Japan and Asia ISBN: 0801483735 (pbk); 0801433142 (alk. paper). Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press.

Kuhn, Annette, and Guy Westwell. 2012. A dictionary of film studies [electronic resource] ISBN: 9780191744426 (ebook) : No price. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Lau, Jenny Kwok Wah, ed. 2003. Multiple modernities : cinema and popular media in transcultural East Asia ISBN: 1566399866 (pbk.) : £20.95; 1566399858. Philadelphia, Penn. : Temple University Press.

MacWilliams, Mark W. , ed. 2008. Japanese visual culture : explorations in the world of manga and anime ISBN: 9780765616029; 9780765616012 (cloth : alk. paper); 0765616017 (cloth : alk. paper); 0765616025 New York: M.E. Sharpe.

 Martinez, D. P., ed. 1998. The worlds of Japanese popular culture : gender, shifting boundaries and global cultures ISBN: 0521637295 (pbk. : alk.paper ; alk. paper); 0521631289. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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Prince, Stephen. 1991. The warrior's camera : the cinema of Akira Kurosawa ISBN: 0691008590 (pbk); 0691031606. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

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Richie, Donald. 1972. Japanese cinema : film style and national character ISBN: 0436413507 London: Secker and Warburg.

Richie, Donald. 1974. Ozu ISBN: 0520032772. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Richie, Donald. 2001. A hundred years of Japanese films : a concise history, with a selective guide to videos and DVDs ISBN: 477002682X Tokyo: Kodansha.

Schilling, Mark. 1999. Contemporary Japanese film ISBN: 0834804158; 9780834804159. New York: Weatherhill. 

Schrader, Paul. 1972. Transcendental style in film : Ozu, Bresson, Dreyer ISBN: 0306803356 (pbk). Berkeley: University of California Press.

Tipton, Elise K. 2008. Modern Japan: A Social and Political History. London: Routledge.

Tomlinson, John. 1991. Cultural Imperialism: A Critical Introduction London Continuum.

Tomlinson, John. 1999. Globalization and culture ISBN: 0745613381 (pbk.) : £13.95; 0745613373 Cambridge: Polity Press.

This list was last updated on 24/04/2018