The Rise and Reason of Comics and Graphic Literature

Joyce Goggin & Dan Hassler-Forest
The Rise and Reason of Comics and Graphic Literature
Critical Essays on the Form

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.

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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

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