Monster island: Godzilla and Japanese sci-fi/horror/fantasy

Brophy, P 2000, 'Monster island: Godzilla and Japanese sci-fi/horror/fantasy', Postcolonial Studies, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 39-42.

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Collection: Journal Articles

Title Monster island: Godzilla and Japanese sci-fi/horror/fantasy
Author(s) Brophy, P
Year 2000
Journal name Postcolonial Studies
Volume number 3
Issue number 1
Start page 39
End page 42
Total pages 3
Publisher Routledge
Abstract When one sees the Toho pool, ... one feels incongruously transported into the world of the Godzilla movies' blatant simulacra. This sensation of being disoriented by overt fakery rather than overcome by verisimilitude is worth investigating further, for those shallow waters belie greater depths of meaning.
DOI - identifier 10.1080/13688790050001336
Copyright notice © 2000 The Institute of Postcolonial Studies
ISSN 1368 8790
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