Rewriting History in Manga: Stories for the Nation

Editors: Nissim Otmazgin & Rebecca Suter

Publisher: Palgrave Mamillan (New York)

Contents:

Otmazgin, Nissim. Introduction: Manga as “banal memory” (pp. 1-26).

Part 1: Historicizing Political Manga

  • Lewis, Michael. Kitazawa Rakuten as popular culture provocateur: Modern manga images and riotous democracy in early twentieth-century Japan (pp. 29-56).
  • Shaughnessy, Orna. Early Meiji manga: The political cartoons of Kanakagi Robun and Kawanai Kyosai (pp. 57-72).

Part II: Postwar Manga as History

  • Mason, Michele M. Bodies of anger: Atomic survivors in Nakazawa Keiji’s Black Series manga (pp. 75-94).
  • Rosenbaum, Roman. Redacting Japanese history: Ishinomori Shotaro’s graphic narratives (pp. 95-110).
  • Hartley, Barbara. Manga, history, and telling stories of the past: Narrative strategies in Shanao Yoshitsune (pp. 111-130).

Part III: Decoding and Recording History: Manga Reception and Parody

  • Bukh, Alexander. Hate the “Korean Wave” and “Introduction to China”: A case study of Japanese university students (pp. 133-150).
  • Miyake, Toshio. History as sexualized parody: Love and sex between nations in Axis Powers Hetalia (pp. 151-174).
  • Suter, Rebecca. Reassessing manga history: Resituating manga in history (pp. 175-184).