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Redrawing the historical past : history, memory, and multiethnic graphic novels

Author: Martha J Cutter; Cathy J Schlund-Vials
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Redrawing the Historical Past examines how multiethnic graphic novels portray and revise U.S. history. This is the first collection to focus exclusively on the interplay of history and memory in multiethnic graphic novels. Such interplay enables a new understanding of the past. The twelve essays explore Mat Johnson and Warren Pleece's Incognegro, Gene Luen Yang's Boxers and Saints, GB Tran's Vietnamerica, Scott  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martha J Cutter; Cathy J Schlund-Vials
ISBN: 9780820352022 0820352020
OCLC Number: 1030892944
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 354 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : "redrawing the historical past : history, memory, and multiethnic graphic novels" / Martha J. Cutter and Cathy J. Schlund-Vials --
"Redrawing race : renovations of the graphic and narrative history of racial passing in Mat Johnson and Warren Pleece's Incognegro" / Martha J. Cutter --
Nostalgic realism : fantasy, history, and Brer Rabbit--trickster ambiguity in Jeremy Love's Bayou" / Taylor Hagood --
"Teaching history through and as Asian/American popular culture in Gene Luen Yang's Boxers and saints" / Caroline Kyungah Hong --
"Who needs a Chinese American superhero? Gene Luen Yang and Sonny Liew's The Shadow hero as Asian American historiography" / Monica Chiu --
"Stuck rubber baby and the intersections of civil rights historical memory" / Julie Buckner Armstrong --
"On photo-graphic narrative : 'to look--really look' into Lila Quintero Weaver's Darkroom" / Jorge Santos --
"Environmental graphic memory : remembering the natural world and revising history in Vietnamerica" / Jeffrey Santa Ana --
"Illustrating diaspora : history and memory in Vietnamese American and French graphic novels" / Catherine H. Nguyen --
"Punking the 1990s : Cristy C. Road's historical salvage project in Spit and passion" / Angela Laflen --
"Speculative fictions, historical reckonings, and 'what could have been' : Scott McCloud's The New adventures of Abraham Lincoln" / Cathy J. Schlund-Vials --
"Fractured innocence in G. Neri and Randy DuBurke's Yummy : the last days of a southside shorty / Katharine Capshaw --
"Art Spiegelman and the caricature archive" / Jennifer Glaser.
Responsibility: edited by Martha J. Cutter & Cathy J. Schlund-Vials.

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Examines how multiethnic graphic novels portray and revise US history. This is the first collection to focus exclusively on the interplay of history and memory in multiethnic graphic novels. Such  Read more...

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