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Half-Naked Bodies in Anime and Western Culture Industry: Intercultural Remarks on the Aesthetics of Transgression

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Euron, Paolo
dc.date.accessioned 2020-12-28T10:00:15Z
dc.date.available 2020-12-28T10:00:15Z
dc.date.issued 2020
dc.identifier.issn 2489-6748 (electronic)
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/99822
dc.description.abstract This article takes into consideration some popular entertainment products and the way they present the image of the feminine body, questioning the way the body is portrayed and how this portrayal affects the representation of beauty, desire, and sex. The intercultural perspective refers to the Eastern and Western culture, and considers the issues of prohibition and its inherent transgression. A movie offers models or life-styles consistent with the social system and it also presents these models and life-styles as pre-arranged transgressions of the given rules. In doing so, it prescribes a model of tolerated transgression rather than a prohibition. In this way, the culture industry prescribes the transgression of an empty prohibition as a strategy of individual emancipation. en
dc.format.extent Pages 22-37
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Aalto University en
dc.publisher Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.relation.ispartofseries POPULAR INQUIRY: The Journal of the Aesthetics of Kitsch, Camp and Mass Culture en
dc.relation.ispartofseries 3/2020
dc.subject.other Philosophy en
dc.title Half-Naked Bodies in Anime and Western Culture Industry: Intercultural Remarks on the Aesthetics of Transgression en
dc.type J Muu elektroninen julkaisu fi
dc.subject.keyword Entertainment products en
dc.subject.keyword Image en
dc.subject.keyword Feminine body en
dc.subject.keyword Half-Naked Bodies en
dc.subject.keyword Anime en
dc.subject.keyword Transgression en
dc.subject.keyword Culture industry en
dc.subject.keyword Beauty en
dc.subject.keyword Desire en
dc.subject.keyword Sex en
dc.subject.keyword Eastern culture en
dc.subject.keyword Western culture en
dc.subject.keyword Intercultural perspective en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-2020122858651
dc.type.dcmitype text en
local.aalto.formfolder 2020_12_28_klo_11_05


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