The rise and reason of comics and graphic literature : critical essays on the form / edited by Joyce Goggin and Dan Hassler-Forest.

Title
The rise and reason of comics and graphic literature : critical essays on the form / edited by Joyce Goggin and Dan Hassler-Forest.

Publication
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2010]

Copyright

Publication Date
2010

ISBN
9780786442942

Bibliography Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents
Of gutters and guttersnipes : Hogarth's legacy / Ridiculous rebellion : George L. Carlson and the recovery of Jingle Jangle Comics / Suspended in mid-month : serialized storytelling in comics / Balloonics : the visuals of balloons in comics / Remediation and the sense of time in graphic narratives / Brick by brick : Chris Ware's architecture of the page / It was the best of two worlds, it was the worst of two worlds : the adaptation of novels in comics and graphic novels / The 300 controversy : a case study in the politics of adaptation
 
The last action hero's swan song : graphic novelty or never-ending story? / Extraordinary people : the superhero genre and celebrity culture in The league of extraordinary gentlemen / Warren Ellis's Planetary : the archaeology of superheroes / Reconsidering comics journalism : information and experience in Joe Sacco's Palestine / Comics, trauma and cultural memory(ies) of 9/11 / "Be vewy, vewy quiet. We're hunting wippers" : a Barthesian analysis of the construction of fact and fiction in Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell's From hell / Graphic black nationalism : visualizing political narratives in the graphic novel

Abstract
"These 15 essays investigate comic books and graphic novels, beginning with the early development of these media. The essays also place the work in a cultural context, addressing theory and terminology, adaptations of comic books, the superhero genre, and comic books and graphic novels that deal with history and nonfiction"--Provided by publisher.

Content Type
text

Carrier Type
volume

Added Author
Goggin, Joyce, 1959-
 
Hassler-Forest, Dan.

Language
English

Subject
Comic books, strips, etc. -- History and criticism.
 
Graphic novels -- History and criticism.


LibraryCall NumberMaterial TypeStatus
MUW-LibraryPN6714 .R57 2010BookCirculating Collection