Archetypes in Japanese Film: The Sociopolitical and Religious Significance of the Principal Heroes and Heroines

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  • Year: 1989
  • Publisher: Susquehanna Univ Press

This study examines the significance of the archetypal heroes and heroines of Japanese cinema and traces both their prior development in literature, drama, and folklore, and their subsequent variations in popular culture.

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