Kathryn Hemmann

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Kathryn Hemmann is the author of numerous essays on Japanese fiction, video games, and graphic novels. Their book Manga Cultures and the Female Gaze argues that an awareness of female and queer writers and readers can transform our understanding of media that is often assumed to take a straight male audience for granted. Hemmann teaches at University of Pennsylvania, and they tweet @kathrynthehuman. They also run the blog Contemporary Japanese Literature (japaneselit.net), which features reviews of fiction in translation and short articles on Japanese popular culture and society. ...more

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