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The comics of Chris Ware : drawing is a way of thinking

Author: David M Ball; Martha B Kuhlman
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brings together contributions from established and emerging scholars about the comics of Chicago-based cartoonist Chris Ware (b. 1967). This collection addresses the range of Ware's work from his  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Chris Ware; Chris Ware; Chris Ware; Chris Ware
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Ball; Martha B Kuhlman
ISBN: 9781604734423 1604734426 9781604734430 1604734434
OCLC Number: 434438037
Notes: In the chapter titled "In the Comics Workshop: Chris Ware and the Oubapo," written by Martha Kuhlman, page 81 is omitted. The page can be viewed here: http://digitalcommons.bryant.edu/eng_book/1.
Description: xxiii, 238 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Inventing cartooning ancestors : Ware and the comics canon / Jeet Heer --
Masked fathers : Jimmy Corrigan and the superheroic legacy / Jacob Brogan --
The limits of realism : alternative comics and middlebrow aesthetics in the anthologies of Chris Ware / Marc Singer --
Chris Ware's failures / David M. Ball --
Chris Ware and the burden of art history / Katherine Roeder --
In the comics workshop : Chris Ware and the Oubapo / Martha B. Kuhlman --
Comics and the grammar of diagrams / Isaac Cates --
On modernism's ruins : the architecture of "Building stories" and Lost buildings / Daniel Worden --
Chris Ware's "Building stories," gentrification, and the lives of/in houses / Matt Godbey --
Confronting the intersections of race, immigration, and representation in Chris Ware's comics / Joanna Davis-McElligatt --
Public and private histories in Chris Ware's Jimmy Corrigan / Shawn Gilmore --
Autobiography with two heads : Quimby the Mouse / Benjamin Widiss --
Chris Ware and the pursuit of slowness / Georgiana Banita --
Imagining an idiosyncratic belonging : representing disability in Chris Ware's "Building stories" / Margaret Fink Berman --
Past imperfect : "Building stories" and the art of memory / Peter R. Sattler.
Responsibility: edited by David M. Ball and Martha B. Kuhlman.

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