Gendered Power in Studio Ghibli's Shojo: Subversion, Containment, Reinscription
Myers, Keira, East Asian Studies - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Virginia
Goto, Miyabi, AS-E Asian Lang Lit & Cultures, University of Virginia
A theoretical feminist media reading of the depiction of gendered power in Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli's three films Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind, Princess Mononoke, and Howl’s Moving Castle, followed by psychoanalytical analysis of otaku subculture and its appropriation of said films with respect to real-life gendered social issues in present-day Japan.
MA (Master of Arts)
Anime, Hayao Miyazaki, Feminist Theory, Studio Ghibli, Japanese Film, Animation, Feminist Media Theory, Princess Mononoke, Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind, Howl's Moving Castle, Lolita Complex, Otaku, Otaku Subculture, Japan
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