Graphic novels: stories to change your life

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Aurum, 2005 - Literary Criticism - 192 pages
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An exciting journey into the world of the graphic novel is seen through 100 of the best works in the genre. This highly illustrated guide features graphics and extracts from a wide range of books and examines the specific language of the medium, the history and pioneers of the form, and recent masterpieces from Art Spiegelman's "Maus" to Chris Ware's "Jimmy Corrigan."Collins Design

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About the author (2005)

Paul Gravett is a freelance journalist, curator, lecturer, and broadcaster who has worked in comics publishing and promotion for over twenty years. He has curated several exhibitions of comic art, from the history of British comics for France's National Comics Centre in AngoulEme to the annual Comica Festival at London's Institute of Contemporary Arts. He has written about comics for various periodicals, including "The Guardian, The Comics Journal, Comics International" and "Blueprint.

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