Passionate Friendship: The Aesthetics of Girls’ Culture in Japan (EN)

Deborah Shamoon’s Passionate Friendship: The Aesthetics of Girls’ Culture in Japan traces the development of girls’ literature and, eventually, Shoujo manga from the end of the 19th century through the 1970’s, with particular attention to the girls’ magazines of the 1930’s, the Magnificent 49-ers and the birth of Shoujo, Josei and BL manga.

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Paperback: 181 pages
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press (May 7, 2012)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0824836383
ISBN-13: 978-0824836382

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1 review for Passionate Friendship: The Aesthetics of Girls’ Culture in Japan (EN)

  1. Erica Friedman

    Shamoon’s more factual passages, historical discussions of girls’ literature, magazines and manga are exceptionally useful to a student of Yuri or BL.

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