The Aesthetics of Comics (Google eBook)

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Penn State Press
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Review: The Aesthetics of Comics

User Review  - matt - Goodreads

Interesting and well researched, but limited in that it wants to make comic strips representative of the entire art form, among other strangely delimiting moves. Read full review

Review: The Aesthetics of Comics

User Review  - Whitney - Goodreads

This book spent a lot of time preaching an attitude that I hope anyone interested in reading a book called "the aesthetics of comics" would already understand, and that is that comics are a worthwhile ... Read full review

Contents

CARICATURE OR REPRESENTING CAUSAL CONNECTION
11
THE SPEECH BALLOON OR THE PROBLEM OF REPRESENTING OTHER MINOS
27
THE IMAGE SEQUENCE OR MOVING MODERNIST PICTURES
47
WORDS AND PICTURES BOUND TOGETHER OR EXPERIENCING THE UNITY OF COMICS
61
INTERPRETING COMICS
75
THE CONTENT OF THE FORM OR SEEING PICTURES READING TEXTS VIEWING COMICS
77
INTERPRETING A POPULIST ART FORM OR THE LIBERATING FORCE OF KRAZY KAT
87
THE PLACE OF COMICS IN RELATION TO ART HISTORY
105
POSTHISTORICAL ART OR COMICS AND THE REALM OF ABSOLUTE KNOWLEDGE
107
BIBLIOGRAPHY
125
INDEX
137
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