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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]
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
Language:
English
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