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Superheroes of the Round Table : comics connections to Medieval and Renaissance literature

Author: Jason Tondro
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Establishing the comic genre as a cousin to Arthurian myth, Spenser, and Shakespeare, this work uses comics to inform readings of The Faerie Queene, The Tempest, Malory's Morte and more, while employing authors like Ben Johnson to help explain comics by Alan Moore, Jack Kirby, and Grant Morrison"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Tondro
ISBN: 9780786460687 0786460687
OCLC Number: 732960100
Description: viii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Double identities and Arthegall's Yron Man --
Kirby's masque --
"By my so potent art" --
Arthur, the four-color king --
Grant Morrison's Grail quest.
Responsibility: Jason Tondro.

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"Establishing the comic genre as a cousin to Arthurian myth, Spenser, and Shakespeare, this work uses comics to inform readings of The Faerie Queene, The Tempest, Malory's Morte and more, while employing authors like Ben Johnson to help explain comics by Alan Moore, Jack Kirby, and Grant Morrison"--Provided by publisher.

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