Glorify the empire Japanese avant-garde propaganda in Manchukuo
"In the 1930s and '40s, Japanese political architects of the Manchukuo project in occupied northeast China realized the importance of using various cultural media to promote a modernization program in the region, as well as its expansion into other parts of Asia. Ironically, the writers an...
- Introduction: Propaganda in the Manchukuo Context, 1932-45
- Laying the Groundwork for the Japanese Avant-Garde Propagandists
- Literature in Service of the State: Yamada Seizaburô and Right-Wing Proletarianism, 1931-43
- Surrealism in Service of the State: Fukuzawa Ichirô and Associates, 1935-36
- The Lure of Artistic Vision and Commercial Prerogative: Ai Mitsu and the Burden of Representation, 1935 and 1943
- Reflections of Labour and the Construction of the New State: Fuchikami Hakuyô and Manchuria Graph, 1933-41
- The Manchukuo Publicity and News Bureau's War of Words and Images: Mutô Tomio and the Discourse of Culture, 1938-43
- The Legitimization of a Multi-Ethnic Literary Culture in Manchukuo: Kawabata Yasunari's Promotion of Manchurian Literature, 1941-44
- Conclusion: The Reflected Utopia Darkens: Manchukuo, Imperial Japan's Surrender, and Postwar Issues.