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Alternative comics : an emerging literature

Author: Charles Hatfield
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
In the 1980s, a sea change occurred in comics. Fueled by Art Spiegelman and Franoise Mouly's avant-garde anthology Raw and the launch of the Love Rockets series by Gilbert, Jaime, and Mario Hernandez, the decade saw a deluge of comics that were more autobiographical, emotionally realistic, and experimental than anything seen before. These alternative comics were not the scatological satires of the 1960s underground,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hatfield, Charles, 1965-
Alternative comics.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2005
(DLC) 2004025709
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Hatfield
ISBN: 9781604735871 1604735872 1282917307 9781282917309 9786612917301 661291730X
OCLC Number: 631202531
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 182 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Comix, comic shops, and the rise of alternative comics, post 1968 --
An art of tensions --
A broader canvas --
"I made that whole thing up!" --
Irony and self-reflexivity in autobiographical comics --
Whither the graphic novel?
Responsibility: Charles Hatfield.


Explores alternative comics by closely examining long-form comics, in particular the graphic novel. Charles Hatfield argues that these are fundamentally a literary form and offers an extensive  Read more...


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