Rethinking Visual Narratives from Asia

Intercultural and Comparative Perspectives

Edited by Alexandra Green

Rethinking Visual Narratives from Asia

Edited by Alexandra Green

Distributed for Hong Kong University Press

268 pages | 80 color and 42 b&w illus. | 8 x 11
Paperback $35.00 ISBN: 9789888139101 Published January 2013 AAUKEU - ALL AMERICAS & UNITED KINGDOM & EUROPE
Rethinking Visual Narratives covers topics from the first millennium BCE through the present day, testifying to the enduring significance of visual stories in shaping and affirming cultural practices in Asia. Contributors analyze how visual narratives function in different Asian cultures, and reveal the multiplicity of ways that images can be narrated. The study of local art forms advances our knowledge of regional iterations and theoretical boundaries, illustrating the importance of pictorial stories to the cultural traditions of Asia. Contributors include Dominik Bonatz, Sandra Cate, Yonca Kösebay Erkan, Charlotte Galloway, Mary Beth Heston, Yeewan Koon, Sonya S. Lee, Leedom Lefferts, Dore J. Levy, Shane McCausland, Julia K. Murray, Catherine Stuer, Greg M. Thomas, Sarah E. Thompson, and Mary- Louise Totton.
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