COLT 102 Abandon the Old in TOkyo

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COLT 102 Abandon the Old in Tokyo Modernity Anthony Giddens Inherent Contrast between tradition and modernity (modernization) “Early modern period” in Western Europe o contact between western world and colonies, foreign lands create change Sometimes conflict How do worlds register tradition and change Seen as device to destroy tradition o Disrupts spatially Remove from past, traditions, etc. Narrowly defined sense of community Kind of change puts greater emphasis on individual Tatsumi Creates stories that focus on tension between old and modern Roles of men and women in change caused by modernity Stories finished without resolution o Lack of conventional conclusion (closure) Story form o Short story, episode o Fragmented nature Manga/comic strip Isolation
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o “The more people come together the more alienated they become” “lonely crowd”
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2009 for the course COLT 102 taught by Professor Duplessis during the Spring '09 term at USC.

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