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dc.contributor.authorCrespi, John A.
dc.date.accessioned2020-12-15T13:22:24Z
dc.date.available2020-12-15T13:22:24Z
dc.date.issued2020
dc.identifier.urihttps://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/43346
dc.description.abstractFrom fashion sketches of smartly dressed Shanghai dandies in the 1920s, to multipanel drawings of refugee urbanites during the war against Japan, to panoramic pictures of anti-American propaganda rallies in the early 1950s, the polymorphic cartoon-style art known as manhua helped define China's modern experience. Manhua Modernity offers a richly illustrated, deeply contextualized analysis of these illustrations across the lively pages of popular pictorial magazines that entertained, informed, and mobilized a nation through a half century of political and cultural transformation. In this compelling media history, John Crespi argues that manhua must be understood in the context of the pictorial magazines that hosted them, and in turn these magazines must be seen as important mediators of the modern urban experience. Even as times changed—from interwar-era consumerism to war-time mobilization to Mao-style propaganda—the art form adapted to stay on the cutting edge of both politics and style.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JF Society & culture: general::JFD Media studies
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::A The arts::AC History of art / art & design styles
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::A The arts::AP Film, TV & radio::APF Films, cinema::APFA Film theory & criticism
dc.subject.otherSocial Science
dc.subject.otherMedia Studies
dc.subject.otherArt
dc.subject.otherAsian
dc.subject.otherChinese
dc.subject.otherPerforming Arts
dc.subject.otherFilm
dc.subject.otherHistory & Criticism
dc.titleManhua Modernity
dc.title.alternativeChinese Culture and the Pictorial Turn
dc.typebook
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy72f3a53e-04bb-4d73-b921-22a29d903b3b
oapen.relation.isFundedByb818ba9d-2dd9-4fd7-a364-7f305aef7ee9
oapen.relation.isbn9780520973862
oapen.collectionKnowledge Unlatched (KU)
oapen.imprintUniversity of California Press
oapen.identifierhttps://openresearchlibrary.org/viewer/46b88650-4365-408b-ba4c-1f5434b23520
oapen.identifier.isbn9780520973862


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