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Author: Rocco Versaci
Publisher: New York ; London: Continuum, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By demonstrating the ways in which comic books (and graphic novels) both reflect upon, and expand the boundaries of literature, Rocco Versaci demonstrates that comics have earned the right to be taken just as seriously as any other literary form.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Versaci, Rocco.
This book contains graphic language.
New York : Continuum, ©2007
(OCoLC)608319770
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rocco Versaci
ISBN: 9780826428776 0826428770 9780826428783 0826428789
OCLC Number: 156831041
Description: ix, 237 p. : illustration ; 23 cm.
Contents: Why comics? An introduction with several digressions --
Creating a "special reality": comic books vs. memoir --
ReMaustering the past: comic books vs. holocaust memoir and photography --
The "New Juornalism" revisited: comic books vs. reportage --
Guerilla warfare and sneak attacks: comic books vs. war films --
Illustrating the classics: comic books vs. "real" literature.
Responsibility: Rocco Versaci.
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Looks at different literary forms and genres - including journalism, fiction, memoirs, and film - in relation to their comic book counterparts. This book demonstrates the ways in which comic books  Read more...

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