The Resource A Dream of Resistance : The Cinema of Kobayashi Masaki, Stephen Prince, (electronic resource)

A Dream of Resistance : The Cinema of Kobayashi Masaki, Stephen Prince, (electronic resource)

Label
A Dream of Resistance : The Cinema of Kobayashi Masaki
Title
A Dream of Resistance
Title remainder
The Cinema of Kobayashi Masaki
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Prince
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Celebrated as one of Japan's greatest filmmakers, Kobayashi Masaki's scorching depictions of war and militarism marked him as a uniquely defiant voice in post-war Japanese cinema. A pacifist drafted into Japan's Imperial Army, Kobayashisurvived the war with his principles intact and created a body of work that was uncompromising in its critique of the nation's military heritage. Yet his renowned political critiques were grounded in spiritual perspectives, integrating motifs and beliefs from both Buddhism and Christianity. A Dream of Resistance is the first book in English to explore Kobayashi's entire career, from the early films he made at Shochiku studio, to internationally-acclaimed masterpieces like The Human Condition, Harakiri, and Samurai Rebellion, and on to his final work for NHK Television. Closely examining how Kobayashi's upbringing and intellectual history shaped the values of his work, Stephen Prince illuminates the political and religious dimensions of Kobayashi's films, interpreting them as a prayer for peace in troubled times. Prince draws from a wealth of rare archives, including previously untranslated interviews, material that Kobayashiwrote about his films, and even the young director's wartime diary. The result is an unprecedented portrait of this singular filmmaker"--
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Provided by publisher
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MdBmJHUP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Prince, Stephen
Dewey number
791.4302/33092
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN1998.3.M338885
LC item number
P75 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kobayashi, Masaki
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts
  • PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / History & Criticism
Label
A Dream of Resistance : The Cinema of Kobayashi Masaki, Stephen Prince, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813592374
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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not applicable
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not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3790000000534788
  • (OCoLC)1013589333
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse60939
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4943758
  • (EXLCZ)993790000000534788
Label
A Dream of Resistance : The Cinema of Kobayashi Masaki, Stephen Prince, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813592374
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3790000000534788
  • (OCoLC)1013589333
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse60939
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4943758
  • (EXLCZ)993790000000534788

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