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Studying Comics and Graphic Novels (Paperback)
  • Studying Comics and Graphic Novels (Paperback)

Studying Comics and Graphic Novels (Paperback)

Paperback 190 Pages / Published: 30/08/2013
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This introduction to studying comics and graphic novels is a structured guide to a popular topic. It deploys new cognitive methods of textual analysis and features activities and exercises throughout. * Deploys novel cognitive approaches to analyze the importance of psychological and physical aspects of reader experience * Carefully structured to build a sequenced, rounded introduction to the subject * Includes study activities, writing exercises, and essay topics throughout * Dedicated chapters cover popular sub-genres such as autobiography and literary adaptation

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: 9781118499924
Number of pages: 190
Weight: 272 g
Dimensions: 229 x 166 x 12 mm

?A much-needed textbook that provides an analytical toolkit to bring to bear on the complexities of comics as narrative art and cultural practice. It is both rigorous and reader-friendly: the case-study approach encourages an active application of the conceptual framework that is carefully built up. This book is a real asset for all students of comics.? ?Ann Miller, University of Leicester ?Karin Kukkonen's Studying Comics provides the reader with the tools necessary to transform themselves quickly from a comics reader to a comics scholar, capable of engaging graphic narratives from a broad range of approaches and ready to engage in this dynamic and emerging field of study. This is a smart introduction that takes both its readers and its comics very seriously indeed, while always remaining lively and accessible.? ?Jared Gardner, Ohio State University

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