Apologies for cross-posting:
Iconics, the international edition of the journal of the Japan Society of
Image Arts and Sciences, has recently come out with its 4th issue (1998)
featuring articles in English, French, and German on Japanese and world
cinema, photography, and digital images.
- Old and New: Image, Indexicality and Historicity in the Digital Utopia
- Histoire sans passe: film et construction de temps historique
- Seeing Holocaust Films
- Cinemaphobia in Taisho Japan: Zigomar, Delinquent Boys and Somnambulism
- Madame de Melancholy
- Die eigenartige Faszination des Regisseurs Naruse Mikio
- Modernism and Mythicality in the Films of Satyajit Ray
- Essai sur la peinture moderne et la photographie
Price: 2000 yen, plus postage (variable by region).
Back issues are also available: Number 1 (1987: articles by Kondo Masaki,
Asanuma Keiji, Michel Colin, David Wills, Takeda Kiyoshi, Jacques Aumont,
Iwamoto Kenji, Yamamoto Kikuo, Sato Tadao, Hirano Kyoko); Number 2 (1992:
Dudley Andrew, Jacques Gerstenkorn, Yabu Toru, Nada Hisashi, Susanne
Schermann, Gideon Avivi, Hamaguchi Koichi, Koga Futoshi, Kitano Keisuke);
Number 3 (1994: Marc Vernet, John Belton, Nada Hisashi, A. A. Gerow, Yuji
Oniki, Usami Shozo).
Payment by credit card is preferred (VISA, Master Card, DC), so inform
the JASIAS office of the issues and number of copies desired and a credit
card payment form will be sent. Libraries and institutions interested in
Iconics and Eizogaku (ISSN 0286-0279), the Japanese domestic edition of
the journal of the JASIAS, can order through Japan Publications Trading
Contact: Japan Society of Image Arts and Sciences, c/o Department of
Film, College of Art, Nihon University, 2-42-1 Asahigaoka, Nerima-ku,
Tokyo 176-8525, Japan. Fax: 81-3-5995-8209.
Chair, Editorial Board
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