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Making Icons: Repetition and the Female Image in Japanese Cinema, 1945-1964

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Making Icons: Repetition and the Female Image in Japanese Cinema, 1945-1964"

Jennifer Coates

A distinctive feature of post-war Japanese cinema is the frequent recurrence of imagistic and narrative tropes and formulaic characterizations in female representations. These repetitions are important, Jennifer Coates asserts, because sentiments and behaviours forbidden during the war and post-war social and political changes were often articulated by or through the female ... Read more

 

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