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Comics & media

Author: Hillary L Chute; Patrick Jagoda; University of Chicago. Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry,
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : The University of Chicago Press, 2014.
Series: Critical Inquiry Book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With the medium of comics as a framework, Comics and Media, a special issue of Critical Inquiry, explores broader questions about media archaeology, theories of the image, popular forms, the history of aesthetics, and transmedia dynamics in nineteenth, twentieth, and early twenty-first century contexts. Comics and Media presents scholarly essays about comics, animation, film, digital games, and their respective (and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hillary L Chute; Patrick Jagoda; University of Chicago. Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry,
ISBN: 9780226208466 022620846X
OCLC Number: 875629722
Notes: "Special issue of Critical inquiry."
Based on Comics: Philosophy & Practice conference held in 2012 at the Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry at the University of Chicago.
Includes comics art by contemporary cartoonists (Constantin Alajalov, William Ayers and Ryan Alexander, Lynda Barry, Alison Bechdel, Barry Blitt, Ivan Brunetti, Charles Burns, Daniel Clowes, R. Crumb, Phoebe Gloeckner, Justin Green, Aline Kominsky-Crumb, Jeffrey Machamer, Nathaniel McClennen, Mike Mignola, Jerry Moriarty, Françoise Mouly, Gary Panter, Joe Sacco, Seth, David Small, Art Spiegelman, Adrian Tomine, Carol Tyler, Chris Ware, Karl Wirsum), eight illustrated transcripts from the May 2012 "Comics: Philosophy & Practice" conference at the University of Chicago, and a sampling of images from Henry Jackson Lewis (1837-1891), an artist who was born into slavery and has been called the first African-American cartoonist.
Description: 284 pages, 3 unnumbered folded plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Comics & media / Hillary Chute and Patrick Jagoda --
Car and Batman / Lynda Barry --
Public conversation: What the %$&# Happened to comics? / W.J.T. Mitchell and Art Spiegelman --
The art of succession: Reading, writing, and watching comics / Tom Gunning --
Bartheses: Barthesian doubt edition / Hillary Chute and Alison Bechdel --
Public conversation/ Joe Sacco and W.J.T. Mitchell --
Charlie Chaplin and his shadows: On laws of fortuity in art / Yuri Tsivian --
My life as a cartoon / Françoise Mouly --
Panel: Comics and autobiography / Phoebe Gloeckner, Justin Green, Aline Kominsky-Crumb, Carol Tyler, moderated by Deborah Nelson --
Sculpture, stasis, the comics, and Hellboy / Scott Bukatman --
Public conversation / Aline Kominsky-Crumb and Kristen Schilt --
Of what use if an old bunch? / Aline Kominsky-Crumb --
"This is no longer dance": Media boundaries and the politics of choreography in The Steel Step / Daria Khitrova --
Broadcasting / Justin Green --
Panel: Graphic novel forms today / Charles Burns, Daniel Clowes, Seth, Chris Ware, moderated by Hillary Chute --
A language of scratches and stitches: The graphic novel between hyperreading and print / Katalin Orbán --
Arpía and Valiente / Phoebe Gloeckner --
Talk on Blown Covers / Françoise Mouly with Daniel Clowes, R. Crumb, Chris Ware --
Out of jest: The art of Henry Jackson Lewis / Garland Martin Taylor --
Public conversation / Alison Bechdel and Hillary Chute --
Speculation: Financial games and derivative worlding in a transmedia era / N. Katherine Hayles, Patrick Jagoda, and Patrick LeMieux --
Panel: Lines on paper / Lynda Barry, Ivan Brunetti, R. Crumb, Gary Panter, moderated by Hamza Walker --
Comics as media: Afterword / W.J.T. Mitchell --
What's newsworthy? / Carol Tyler --
Contributors --
Books of critical interest.
Series Title: Critical Inquiry Book.
Other Titles: Comics and media
Critical inquiry.
Responsibility: edited by, Hillary Chute and Patrick Jagoda.

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Based on the Comics: Philosophy and Practice conference held at the University of Chicago in 2012, this title includes essays from prominent scholars on topics such as media archaeology, theories of  Read more...

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