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Cinema and the State

Isolde Standish

Isolde Standish is a Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A New History of Japanese Cinema : A Century of Narrative Film

Continuum, 2005

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...We are now in an age of economic transition. Development of machine industry and intensification of competition create a gap between rich and poor and this becomes greater and greater; and according to Western history this is an inevitable...

Cinema and Transgression

Isolde Standish

Isolde Standish is a Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A New History of Japanese Cinema : A Century of Narrative Film

Continuum, 2005

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...Why are criminals bad? (Hanzaisha naze warui).Our generation is a fatherless generation. (Bokura no sedai wa, chichi naki sedai nan desu yo.)In the previous chapter I argued that, in the light of public discourses surrounding the War Crimes...

Introduction

Isolde Standish

Isolde Standish is a Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A New History of Japanese Cinema : A Century of Narrative Film

Continuum, 2005

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... as explanatory paradigms, facilitating those shared understandings (Hobsbawn 1992, 1997; Gellner 1999; Frye 1957; and Standish 2000). The role of the historian as recorder of ‘empirical facts’ has thus, in the modern age, rightly been...

Overcoming History: Originary Societies, Pornography and Terrorism

Isolde Standish

Isolde Standish is a Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Politics, Porn and Protest : Japanese Avant-Garde Cinema in the 1960s and 1970s

Continuum, 2011

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...The 1960s, I think, were in a way about the body (nikutai), they were not about the Party or power politics, the 1960s were I feel about the body. (Yoshida 1971: 121)In these originary societies people devour each other, therefore in Pigs...

The Art Theatre Guild: Theatres of Death and the Challenge of History

Isolde Standish

Isolde Standish is a Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Politics, Porn and Protest : Japanese Avant-Garde Cinema in the 1960s and 1970s

Continuum, 2011

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... Terumichi living in the contemporary Japan 25 years after defeat. In the Human BulletFor a more complete analysis of Human Bullet see Isolde Standish Myth and Masculinity in the Japanese Cinema: Towards a Political Reading of the Tragic...

Genres and Gender

Isolde Standish

Isolde Standish is a Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A New History of Japanese Cinema : A Century of Narrative Film

Continuum, 2005

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... this film series fits into the ‘tragic hero’ tradition of Japanese film culture see chapter four, ‘Facts, Fictions and Fantasy’, in Isolde Standish, Myth and Masculinity in the Japanese Cinema: Towards a Political Reading of the Tragic Hero....

Introduction

Isolde Standish

Isolde Standish is a Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Politics, Porn and Protest : Japanese Avant-Garde Cinema in the 1960s and 1970s

Continuum, 2011

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...In 2003, Fukasaku Kinji, one of Japan's first generation of post-World War II filmmakers, succumbed to cancer having made his last film, Battle Royale II (2003) with the assistance of his son. According to an article published...

Reflections

Isolde Standish

Isolde Standish is a Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Politics, Porn and Protest : Japanese Avant-Garde Cinema in the 1960s and 1970s

Continuum, 2011

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...Culture saves nothing and nobody, nor does it justify. But it is the product of man: he projects himself through it and recognizes himself in it; this critical mirror alone shows him his image. (Sartre 2000: 157)If I attempt to recompose...

Cinema and Humanism

Isolde Standish

Isolde Standish is a Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A New History of Japanese Cinema : A Century of Narrative Film

Continuum, 2005

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... and Ōtaki and the other members of the group is conveyed to the spectator.For a more complete analysis of this film see Isolde Standish, Myth and Masculinity in the Japanese Cinema: Towards a Political Reading of the Tragic Hero (Curzon Press:...

Documentary and Performance

Isolde Standish

Isolde Standish is a Senior Lecturer in Film and Media Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Politics, Porn and Protest : Japanese Avant-Garde Cinema in the 1960s and 1970s

Continuum, 2011

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...If historiography pursues the surface layer of culture, then I am motivated by the lower level that supports it… I force a union between questions of the lower half of the body and the daily culture of Japan's lower class. (Imamura quoted...