Caped Crusaders 101: Composition Through Comic Books

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McFarland, Jan 1, 2006 - Literary Criticism - 200 pages
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This textbook inspires a greater appreciation for literature by studying important literary themes found in comics. By deconstructing comics, it raises critical thinking about literature, a crucial skill for understanding the language and composition.
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
1
Serializing Social
7
Comic Books Cold Wars and Desert Storms
35
SpiderMan and Corporate Responsibility
64
The Comic Book Code and American Fagg
90
Dr Strange or How I Learned to Love Democracy
117
Comics and the Prison System
165
Our Heroes Ourselves
190
Index
197
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About the author (2006)

Jeffrey Kahan is an associate professor in the English department at the University of La Verne in La Verne, California.

Stanley Stewart is a professor in the English Department of the University of California at Riverside.

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