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Imagination and meaning in Calvin and Hobbes

Author: Jamey Heit
Publisher: Jefferson, NC ; London : McFarland & Co., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This critical analysis of Calvin and Hobbes explores Calvin's world as an intertextual space, revealing a deep reservoir of meanings. Close readings of individual strips highlight the profundity of Calvin's world with respect to a number of life's big questions, including what an individual values, friendship, God, death, and other struggles in life"--Provided by publisher.
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Named Person: Bill Watterson
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jamey Heit
ISBN: 9780786463541 0786463546
OCLC Number: 761369305
Description: vii, 212 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: One final sledride: the imagination's endless freedom --
When dinosaurs fly: creative spaces in Calvin and Hobbes --
Stuck on the sidewalk: understanding the human condition --
Irony: the real world's uncomfortable lesson --
When roses smell like flowers: the individual's relative value --
True value: the friendship of Calvin and Hobbes --
Is god a chicken? exploring life's big questions.
Responsibility: Jamey Heit ; [edited by Jamey Heit].

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"This critical analysis of Calvin and Hobbes explores Calvin's world as an intertextual space, revealing a deep reservoir of meanings. Close readings of individual strips highlight the profundity of Calvin's world with respect to a number of life's big questions, including what an individual values, friendship, God, death, and other struggles in life"--Provided by publisher.

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