The Rise and Reason of Comics and Graphic Literature: Critical Essays on the Form (Google eBook)
Joyce Goggin, Dan Hassler-Forest
McFarland, Sep 9, 2010 - Literary Criticism - 244 pages
These 15 essays investigate comic books and graphic novels, beginning with the early development of these media. The essays also place the work in a cultural context, addressing theory and terminology, adaptations of comic books, the superhero genre, and comic books and graphic novels that deal with history and nonfiction. By addressing the topic from a wide range of perspectives, the book offers readers a nuanced and comprehensive picture of current scholarship in the subject area.
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A solid book of essays for beginning comics scholars. Despite a couple of dry essays on comic book form, this book is ideal as an introduction to studying comics as a literary critic. The many ... Read full review
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