TITLE

"I Can't Get Excited for a Child, Ritsuka": Intersections of Gender, Identity, and Audience Ambiguity in Yun Kôga's Loveless

AUTHOR(S)
Noonan, T. A.
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
MP: A Feminist Journal Online;Oct2010, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the problem of ambiguity in addressing more specific aspects such as theme, character or plot in Loveless, a fantasy manga by Yun Kôga. It investigates how Loveless negotiates a threefold audience of pre-adolescent, adolescent and adult women, touching on concepts designed to interest readers with its use of gender ambiguity and representations of sexual identity. It also explores the impact of gender and sexual identity within the manga to the young readers.
ACCESSION #
60147315

 

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