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Unflattening

Author: Nick Sousanis
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2015, cop.2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The primacy of words over images has deep roots in Western culture. But what if the two are inextricably linked, equal partners in meaning-making? Written and drawn entirely as comics, Unflattening is an experiment in visual thinking. Nick Sousanis defies conventional forms of scholarly discourse to offer readers both a stunning work of graphic art and a serious inquiry into the ways humans construct knowledge.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comic books, strips, etc
[Romans graphiques]
Bandes dessinées
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Sousanis
ISBN: 9780674744431 0674744438
OCLC Number: 930322500
Description: 1 vol. (193 p.) : ill. ; 26 cm.
Responsibility: Nick Sousanis.
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The primacy of words over images has deep roots in Western culture. But what if the two are inextricably linked in meaning-making? In this experiment in visual thinking, drawn in comics, Nick  Read more...

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An incisive meditation on the relationship between text and images.--David Dabscheck"New York Observer" (10/29/2015) Frankly, genius.--Zachary Petit"Print" (12/07/2015) If you prefer your mind-melt, Read more...

 
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