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Here it is! My blood, sweat and tears. Still very much a draft since I haven't included the input from my professors yet. Feel free to let me know what you think! I could certainly use the feedback. Also, if you guys have some idea which journals to submit this to, let me know.

Mutilating the Maidens:
Problematizing the Dismemberment
of Female Bodies in CLAMP's Manga X


Re-uploaded: 03-25-2011. The link shouldn't expire anymore!

Please respect my wishes and do not distribute/use this for any other purpose besides personal reading. Thanks!

x-posted to [livejournal.com profile] manga_talk here.

Date: 2007-06-10 11:23 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] chibicharibdys.livejournal.com
Ah, okay; I noticed that a lot of the character's roles seem a bit subverted in the anime; forex. the thief girl not only outruns but also outwits Edward in the manga, whereas in the anime, Edward has to teach her a lesson (or something like that). As a result, I much prefer the manga; the gender roles seem more equal, and there is a very strong sense of the country as a whole, working outside of the limitations of the plot; i.e. ordinary people living (or doing their best to live) ordinary lives despite war. The anime seems to be lacking a lot of what I like in the manga.

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