Globalism and Localism in Hayao Miyazaki's Anime

By Takao Hagiwara.

Published by The Humanities Collection

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Exploration of tensions between and synthesis of globalism and localism in Miyazaki anime, and of Miyazaki anime's abilities to control what some critics perceive to be "runaway globalisation".

Keywords: Globalism and Localism, Anime, Runaway Globalisation, Empire, Multitude, Enlightenment, Modernity, (post)Modernity

International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 3, Issue 9, pp.7-12. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.757MB).

Prof. Takao Hagiwara

Takao Hagiwara (M.A. in Comparative Literature and Ph.D. in Modern Japanese Literature, The University of British Columbia) is Associate Professor of Japanese and World Literature in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Case Western Reserve University. Before joining the faculty at Case, he taught at the University of British Columbia, the University of Florida at Gainesville, and Smith College in Massachusetts. His numerous publications include books, chapters in books, articles, and reviews, the most recent books being Reading Japanese Literature in North America (in Japanese) (Tokyo: Keibunsha, 2006), Characteristics of Modern Japanese Literature (in Japanese) (Maebashi: Kankodo, 2000), The Mother in Japanese Literature (in Japanese), co-edited with Sukehiro Hirakawa (Tokyo: Shinyosha, 1997) and The Idea of Innocence in Kenji Miyazawa (in Japanese) (Tokyo: Meijishoin, 1988). Professor Hagiwara's recent research interests are the feminine/mother sensibilities in Japanese culture and literature and their relationships with (post)modern sensibilities.


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