Comics as History, Comics as Literature: Roles of the Comic Book in Scholarship, Society, and Entert (BOK)

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This anthology hosts a collection of essays examining the role of comics as portals for historical and academic content, while keeping the approach on an international market versus the American one. Few resources currently exist showing the cross-disciplinary aspects of comics. Some of the chapters examine the use of Wonder Woman during World War II, the development and culture of French comics, and theories of Locke and Hobbs in regards to the state of nature and the bonds of community. More so, the continual use of comics for the retelling of classic tales and current events demonstrates that the genre has long passed the phase of for children's eyes only. Additionally, this anthology also weaves graphic novels into the dialogue with comics.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forlag
ISBN 9781611475562 Antall sider 272
Dimensjoner 16cm x 23,5cm x 2,3cm Vekt 526 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Annessa Ann Babic
Emner og form Popular culture, Literary essays, Graphic novels: history & criticism