McFarland, sept. 2010
softcover, 232 pagina’s, 23 x 15 cm
ISBN 9780786442942, verkoopprijs € 30,99
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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.
Joyce Goggin is an associate professor of literature, film and new media at the University of Amsterdam
Dan Hassler-Forest teaches media studies and English literature at the University of Amsterdam