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Faster Than a Speeding Bullet: The Rise of the Graphic Novel

Stephen Weiner - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 64 pages
Presents a history and an outlook on the genre of fiction known as, "Graphic novels", which began in the early 1950s and, according to the author, their popularity is growing ...
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Projections: Comics and the History of Twenty-First-Century Storytelling

Jared Gardner - Literary Criticism - 2012 - 240 pages
When Art Spiegelman's Maus won the Pulitzer Prize in 1992, it marked a new era for comics. Comics are now taken seriously by the same academic and cultural institutions that ...
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Graphic Subjects: Critical Essays on Autobiography and Graphic Novels

Michael A. Chaney - Comics & Graphic Novels - 2011 - 339 pages
Some of the most noteworthy graphic novels and comic books of recent years have been entirely autobiographical. In Graphic Subjects, Michael A. Chaney brings together a lively ...
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History and Politics in French-Language Comics and Graphic Novels

Mark McKinney - Literary Criticism - 2011 - 272 pages
With Essays by Baru, Bart Beaty, Cécile Vernier Danehy, Hugo Frey, Pascal Lefèvre, Fabrice Leroy, Amanda Macdonald, Mark McKinney, Ann Miller, and Clare Tufts In Belgium ...
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Gothic in Comics and Graphic Novels: A Critical Approach

Julia Round - Literary Criticism - 2014 - 268 pages
This book explores the connections between comics and Gothic from four different angles: historical, formal, cultural and textual. It identifies structures, styles and themes ...
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Nell Brinkley and the New Woman in the Early 20th Century

Trina Robbins - Social Science - 2001 - 155 pages
The art and commentary of Nell Brinkley (1886-1944) ran in American newspapers from 1907 through the 1930s. At the height of her popularity, "The Brinkley Girl" appeared in the ...
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Reading Comics: How Graphic Novels Work and What They Mean

Douglas Wolk - HUMOR - 2008 - 416 pages
Suddenly, comics are everywhere: a newly matured art form, filling bookshelves with brilliant, innovative work and shaping the ideas and images of the rest of contemporary ...
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Limits of the Human

Frenchy Lunning - Art - 2008 - 287 pages
Limits of the Human the third volume in the Mechademia series maps the terrain of posthumanity using manga and anime as guides and signposts to understand how to think about ...
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Reading Japan Cool: Patterns of Manga Literacy and Discourse

John Ingulsrud, Kate Allen - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 244 pages
Japanese animation, video games, and manga have attracted fans around the world. The characters, the stories, and the sensibilities that come out of these cultural products are ...
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Demanding Respect: The Evolution of the American Comic Book

Paul Lopes - Literary Criticism - 2009 - 260 pages
From pulp comics to Maus, the story of the growth of comics in American culture.
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