Manga from the Floating World: Comicbook Culture and the Kibyoshi of Edo Japan, Second Edition, With a New Preface (Harvard East Asian Monographs 2nd edition)

Manga from the Floating World is the first full-length study in English of the kibyoshi, a genre of woodblock-printed comic book widely read in late-eighteenth-century Japan. By combining analysis of the socioeconomic and historical milieus in which...

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