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Crossing boundaries in graphic narrative : essays on forms, series and genres

Author: Jake Jakaitis; James F Wurtz
Publisher: Jefferson, NC : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The essays examine the politics of comic form and narrative, ways graphic narrative and sequential art "cross over" into other genres, and how these articulations challenge the ways we read and interpret texts. This work brings literary theory to bear on graphic narrative, explores our understanding of the form itself and its engagement with political culture"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jake Jakaitis; James F Wurtz
ISBN: 9780786466634 0786466634
OCLC Number: 757462017
Description: 223 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction: reading crossover / Jake Jakaitis and James F. Wurtz --
Michael Chabon's amazing adventures with Dark Horse Comics / John Joseph Hess --
The comic modernism of George Herriman / Daniel Stein --
Fantastic alterities and The Sandman / Julia Round --
Thrity-two floors of disruption: time and space in Alan Moore's "How Things Work Out" / Rikke Platz Cortsen --
Picturing books: southern print culture in Howard Cruse's Stuck Rubber Baby / David Bordelon --
Iconoclastic readings and self-reflexive rebellions in Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis and Persepolis 2 / Pamela J. Rader --
Drawing the trauma of race: choice and crises of representation in Art Spiegelman's Maus / Luminita Dragulescu --
Mezclando (mixing) the "facts" and the power of the image in Latino USA / Ellen M. Gil-Gómez --
"3X2(9YZ)4A": stasis and speed in contemporary superhero comics / Martyn Pedler --
My Wonder Woman: the "New Wonder Woman," Gloria Steinem, and the appropriation of comic book iconography / Andrew J. Friedenthal --
Paneling rage: the loss of deliberate sequence / Michael P. Millington.
Responsibility: edited by Jake Jakaitis and James F. Wurtz.

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"The essays examine the politics of comic form and narrative, ways graphic narrative and sequential art "cross over" into other genres, and how these articulations challenge the ways we read and interpret texts. This work brings literary theory to bear on graphic narrative, explores our understanding of the form itself and its engagement with political culture"--Provided by publisher.

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