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Documentary comics : graphic truth-telling in a skeptical age

Author: Nina Mickwitz
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Series: Palgrave studies in comics and graphic novels.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Can comics be documentary, and can documentary take the form of, and thus be, comics? Examining comics as documentary, this book challenges the persistent assumption that ties documentary to recording technologies, and instead engages an understanding of the category in terms of narrative, performativity and witnessing. Through a cluster of early twenty-first century comics, Nina Mickwitz argues that these comics  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mickwitz, Nina.
Documentary comics.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016
(DLC) 2015023271
(OCoLC)910993858
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nina Mickwitz
ISBN: 9781137493323 1137493321
OCLC Number: 949326131
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Non-fiction comics and documentary --
The truth-claims of images --
History in the making: comics, history and collective memory --
The persistence of the travelogue --
Visibility and voice --
Short-form documentary webcomics.
Series Title: Palgrave studies in comics and graphic novels.
Responsibility: Nina Mickwitz.

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Can comics be documentary, and can documentary take the form of, and thus be, comics? Examining comics as documentary, this book challenges the persistent assumption that ties documentary to  Read more...

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"Documentary Comics presents a vital young voice in Comics Studies that brings a welcomed and fresh interdisciplinary approach to the study of graphic narrative." - Jose Alaniz, author of Death, Read more...

 
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