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...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Culver, Annika A. 1975- (Author)
Resource Type: Book
Published: Vancouver Toronto UBC Press [2013]
Table of Contents:
  • 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.