Introduction: The Theory ComplexReview of Japanese Culture and Society (2010)
This introduction to a special issue entitled "Decentering Theory: Reconsidering the History of Japanese Film Theory" considers the problems in how film theory has been conceived, and the potentials and problems in examining the rich history of Japanese film theory. I call the "theory complex" a constellation of complexities in which not only foreign but also Japanese scholars ignore Japanese film theory, and in which Japanese thinkers experience a difficulty in terming their work theory.
- Film theory,
- Japanese cinema,
- Intellectual history
Publication DateDecember, 2010
Citation InformationAaron Gerow. "Introduction: The Theory Complex" Review of Japanese Culture and Society Vol. 22 (2010) p. 1 - 13 ISSN: 2329-9770
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/aarongerow/32/