Tanuki Magazine- Japanese Culture Worldwide

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Title: Tanuki Magazine- Japanese Culture Worldwide
Author: Ortland, Kathryn Ruth
Abstract: Rich with tradition and ripe with nostalgic imagery, Japan captivates the Western mind. Japanese culture was almost unknown in the West two hundred years ago, yet its influences today permeate entertainment media worldwide. Though the popularity of Japanese music, movies, and animation is increasing cultural exposure to Japan, few resources exist to provide honest and educational information on Japanese ways of life. The unfortunate result is that the average American is far better acquainted with Hollywood stereotypes of Japan than with the real thing. TANUKI is a magazine that fills the deficit in coverage of Japanee popular and traditional culture outside of the entertainment market. It is designed as a travel-centric cultural interest magazine for readers who seek the hidden influences, new trends, and lingering traditions of Japan.
Description: A cultural interest magazine about Japan. Designed, written, and published by Kathryn Ortland. With accompanying thesis defense. A Thesis presented to the School of Journalism and Communication, the Department of East Asian Languages and Literature, and the Honors College of the University of Oregon in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Arts, June 2005.A print copy of this thesis is available through the UO Libraries under the call number: SCA Archiv Storage Ortland 2005
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1794/1008
Date: 2005-06

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