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ERIC Number: EJ903309
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Nov
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0099-1333
Japanese Manga in Translation and American Graphic Novels: A Preliminary Examination of the Collections in 44 Academic Libraries
Masuchika, Glenn; Boldt, Gail
Journal of Academic Librarianship, v36 n6 p511-517 Nov 2010
American graphic novels are increasingly recognized as high-quality literature and an interesting genre for academic study. Graphic novels of Japan, called manga, have established a strong foothold in American culture. This preliminary survey of 44 United States university libraries demonstrates that Japanese manga in translation are consistently collected at a lower rate than American graphic novels. (Contains 4 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Japan