Hikari Hori

Hikari Hori is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Letters at Toyo University. She is coeditor of Censorship, Media and Literary Culture in Japan.

Promiscuous Media
Film and Visual Culture in Imperial Japan, 1926-1945
Hikari Hori
In Promiscuous Media, Hikari Hori makes a compelling case that the visual culture of Showa-era Japan articulated urgent issues of modernity rather than serving as a simple expression of nationalism. Hori makes clear that the Japanese cinema of the time was in fact almost wholly built on a foundation of Russian and British film theory as well as...





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