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Iconics (ISSN 1345-4447), the international edition of the journal of the
Japan Society of Image Arts and Sciences, has come out with its 5th issue
(2000) featuring articles in English and German on Japanese and world
cinema, photography, and digital images.

Contents:
- In the Realm of the Fairies: Early Cinema Between Attraction and
Narration
(Frank KESSLER)

-"The Way We Were": Michael Balcon and Alfred Hitchcock in British Cinema
(TAKEUCHI Keiko)

-Since You Went Away, World War II, and Classical Hollywood's Discourse of
        Entertainment
(KITAMURA Hiroshi)

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(OKUMURA Masaru)

How Are Japanese Wartime Newsreels Reliable Academic Sources?: The
        Perspective of Socio-cultural Anthropology
(HARA Mariko)

The Bomb, Japanese Aesthetic Traditions, and Japan's Most Important Film:
Gojira
(Jerome F. SHAPIRO)

The Boys in the Hoods: Glossing the Urban Superhero
(Scott BUKATMAN)

Consuming Nostalgia: Screen Adaptations of British Literary Classics in
        Postmodernity
(WATANABE Aiko)

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); Number 4 (1998: Philip Rosen, Michele Lagny, Kato
Mikiro, Hase Masato, Saito Ayako, Susanne Schermann, Chidananda Dasgupta,
Nishizawa Emiko)

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
(JPT).

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. E-mail:
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Aaron Gerow
Editor
Iconics

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