RT Web Page DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 472608639 LA English UL http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=515583 T1 Alan Moore comics as performance, fiction as scalpel A1 Di Liddo, Annalisa,, PB University Press of Mississippi PP Jackson YR 2009 SN 9781604734768 1604734760 AB Eclectic British author Alan Moore (b. 1953) is one of the most acclaimed and controversial comics writers to emerge since the late 1970s. He has produced a large number of well-regarded comic books and graphic novels while also making occasional forays into music, poetry, performance, and prose. In Alan Moore: Comics as Performance, Fiction as Scalpel, Annalisa Di Liddo argues that Moore employs the comics form to dissect the literary canon, the tradition of comics, contemporary society, and our understanding of history. The book considers Moore's narrative strategies and pinpoints the main.