A Japanese Mirror - Buruma, Ian

Examining the popular heroes of Japanese films, comics, theatre and television, The Japanese Mirror looks at the dual status of women as both goddesses and she-devils, artificiality and transvestism, the role of the samurai and the gangster, and the modern father-figure as an object of ridicule. Both panoramic and intimate, A Japanese Mirror is a ...

A Japanese Mirror 2010, Atlantic Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781843549628


Japanese Mirror 1995, Random House (UK)

ISBN-13: 9780099389217

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