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Cavallaro, Dani 1962-

Overview
Works: 34 works in 280 publications in 2 languages and 11,870 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Animated films 
Roles: Author
Classifications: NC1766.J3, 791.43340952
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dani Cavallaro
Cyberpunk and cyberculture : science fiction and the work of William Gibson by Dani Cavallaro( )

22 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,848 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text explores and analyses the work of a wide range of writers, setting their work in the context of science fiction, other literary genres, genre cinema and contemporary work on the culture of technology
The gothic vision : three centuries of horror, terror and fear by Dani Cavallaro( )

23 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 1,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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French feminist theory : an introduction by Dani Cavallaro( )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French Feminist Theory offers an introduction to the key concepts and themes in French feminist thought, both the materialist and the linguistic/psychoanalytic traditions. These are explored through the work of a wide range of theorists: Simone de Beauvoir, Chantal Chawaf, Helene Cixous, Catherine Clement, Christine Delphy, Marguerite Duras, Colette Guillaumin, Madeleine Gagnon, Luce Irigaray, Julia Kristeva, Nicole-Claude Mathieu, Michele Montreley, Monique Plaza, Paola Tabet and Monique Wittig. The book outlines the philosophical and political diversity of French feminism, setting developmen
Critical and cultural theory : thematic variations by Dani Cavallaro( )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This text brings together the key concepts, issues and debates in critical and cultural theory today
The animé art of Hayao Miyazaki by Dani Cavallaro( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This work considers the visual conventions of Japanese comic books and animated films, Miyazaki's early foray into comic books and animation, the Studio Ghibli era, and the company's development. It analyzes all of Miyazaki's productions between 1984 and 2004, including such hits as My Neighbor Totoro"--Provided by publisher
The mind of Italo Calvino : a critical exploration of his thought and writings by Dani Cavallaro( )

6 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This text seeks to examine Calvino's works in the context of the philosophical ideas he advanced in his theoretical and critical output. In the process, this examination bears witness to an extraordinarily versatile mind, keen on experimenting with a dazzling variety of both fiction and non-fiction forms"--Provided by publisher
Fashioning the frame : boundaries, dress, and body by Dani Cavallaro( Book )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The body has been the focus of recent critical attention, but the clothed body less so. In answering the need to theorize dress, this book provides an overview of recent scholarship & presents a theory of what dress means in relation to the body
Anime and the art of adaptation : eight famous works from page to screen by Dani Cavallaro( )

10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book evaluates three core facets of anime adaptation--how anime adaptations contribute to their original sources in stylistic, aesthetic, and psychological terms; how specific features of anime medium impact alchemically on original sources to bring into being imaginative works of autonomous nature; and which qualities render an adaptation in anime form a distinctly separate, unique artistic creation"--Provided by publisher
Magic as metaphor in anime : a critical study by Dani Cavallaro( )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book examines Eastern and Western approaches to magic in anime. It then explores the collusion of anime and magic with reference to specific topics. A close study of cardinal titles is complemented by allusions to ancillary productions in order to situate the medium's fascination with magic within an appropriately broad historical context"--Provided by publisher
The cinema of Mamoru Oshii : fantasy, technology, and politics by Dani Cavallaro( Book )

8 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is an analytical survey of Oshii's cinematic works from the early years of his career through his 21st-century productions. The author examines Oshii productions in relation to the Carnivalesque movement, technopolitics and the director's post-robotic vision. Special emphasis is placed on Oshii's revolutionary film techniques. A complete filmography is included"--Provided by publisher
Anime and the visual novel : narrative structure, design and play at the crossroads of animation and computer games by Dani Cavallaro( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book describes the thematic and structural traits of a recent and popular development within the realm of anime: series adapted from visual novels. Anime based on visual novels capitalize on the parent games' attributes, yielding thought-provoking yarns and complex personalities"--Provided by publisher
Anime intersections : tradition and innovation in theme and technique by Dani Cavallaro( Book )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The main body of the text comprises nine chapters, each of which is a detailed analysis of a production and explores the developments in works such as Ninja Scroll, Perfect Blue, and Howl's Moving Castle. The final chapter examines the impact of the medium within Western contexts"--Provided by publisher
The fairy tale and anime : traditional themes, images and symbols at play on screen by Dani Cavallaro( Book )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This text focuses on the ways fundamental principles of the fairy tale tradition are deployed, and hence come to manifest themselves narratively and cinematographically, in anime. Topics covered include modes of storytelling, aesthetics, as well as dramatic, ethical, psychological and social considerations. Of particular interest is the way allegorical commentaries on cultural and historical issues are illustrated"--Provided by publisher
Art in anime : the creative quest as theme and metaphor by Dani Cavallaro( Book )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This critical study explores anime's relationship with art from a twofold perspective. Drawing from categories as varied as romance, comedy, slice of life drama, science fiction, bildungsroman, and school drama, it examines anime's representation of characters pursuing diverse artistic activities and related aesthetic visions, focusing closely on the concepts of creativity, talent, expressivity and experimentation"--Provided by publisher
Japanese aesthetics and anime : the influence of tradition by Dani Cavallaro( Book )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This study addresses the relationship between Japanese aesthetics and anime. There are three premises: (1) the abstract concepts promoted by Japanese aesthetics; (2) the abstract and the concrete coalesce in the visual domain; and (3) anime can help us appreciate many aspects of Japan's aesthetic legacy"--Provided by publisher
CLAMP IN CONTEXT : a Critical Study of the Manga and Anime by Dani Cavallaro( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Exploring a selection of CLAMP manga as well as anime it inspired, this volume examines CLAMP's broader philosophical underpinnings, its dedication to the invention of elaborate narrative constructs, its legendary passion for multilayered universes, and its symbolic interpretation of human identity as an unstable outcome of the intersection of science, fantasy and politics"--Provided by publisher
Anime and memory : aesthetic, cultural and thematic perspectives by Dani Cavallaro( Book )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This study provides an analysis of a range of anime titles wherein different aspects of this cultural phenomenon are articulated. It explores films and series which exemplify the distinctive signatures placed by particular directors or studios on the treatment of memory, while highlighting the prominence of memory in anime with reference to specific philosophical, artistic, and historical contexts"--Provided by publisher
The world of Angela Carter : a critical investigation by Dani Cavallaro( Book )

7 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Angela Carter, a prolific author who worked in numerous genres, remains one of the most important British writers of the last century. This text explores a selection of Carter's novels and short stories, supplemented with her perspectives on politics, society, aesthetics, and her attempts to redefine established popular genres such as the fairy tale"--Provided by publisher
Synesthesia and the arts by Dani Cavallaro( Book )

6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This study explores the relationship between synesthesia--the experience of a sensation in one perceptual domain triggering a sensation in another perceptual domain--and the arts (including painting, photography, music and literature). Its aim is twofold: to introduce readers to this intriguing phenomenon and to alert readers to its potential to encourage fresh ways of approaching art"--
Hayao Miyazaki's world picture by Dani Cavallaro( Book )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hayao Miyazaki eclectic body of work addresses compelling philosophical and political questions and demands critical attention. This study examines his views on contemporary culture and economics from a broad spectrum of perspectives, from Zen and classical philosophy and Romanticism, to existentialism, critical theory, poststructuralism and psychoanalytic theory"-
 
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The gothic vision : three centuries of horror, terror and fear
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The gothic vision : three centuries of horror, terror and fearFrench feminist theory : an introductionCritical and cultural theory : thematic variationsThe animé art of Hayao MiyazakiThe mind of Italo Calvino : a critical exploration of his thought and writingsFashioning the frame : boundaries, dress, and bodyAnime and the art of adaptation : eight famous works from page to screenMagic as metaphor in anime : a critical study
Languages
English (218)

Chinese (3)