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The Resource Japanese notebooks : a journey to the empire of signs, Igort

Japanese notebooks : a journey to the empire of signs, Igort

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Japanese notebooks : a journey to the empire of signs
Title
Japanese notebooks
Title remainder
a journey to the empire of signs
Statement of responsibility
Igort
Creator
Contributor
Artist
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
Japan is a place of special fascination for the acclaimed international comics creator Igort, who has visited and lived there more than 20 times, and worked in the country's manga industry for more than a decade. In this masterful new book{u2014}part graphic memoir, part cultural meditation{u2014}Igort vividly recounts his personal experiences in Japan, creating comics amid the activities of everyday life, and finding inspiration everywhere: in nature, history, custom, art, and encounters with creators including animation visionary Hayao Miyazaki. With beautifully illustrated reflections on subjects from printmaking to Zen Buddhism, imperial history to the samurai code, Japanese film, literature, and manga, this is a richly rewarding book for anyone interested in Japan or comic arts practiced at the highest level
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
Label
Japanese notebooks : a journey to the empire of signs, Igort
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "English language translation by Jamie Richards"
  • "First published in Italy in 2015 by Coconino Press"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm84122009
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9781452158709
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2016037439
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Japanese notebooks : a journey to the empire of signs, Igort
Publication
Note
  • "English language translation by Jamie Richards"
  • "First published in Italy in 2015 by Coconino Press"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm84122009
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
179 pages
Isbn
9781452158709
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2016037439
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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