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Jumping Publics: Egyptian Fictions of the Digital Age

Brian T. Edwards

in After the American Century: The Ends of U.S. Culture in the Middle East

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174008
eISBN:
9780231540551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174008.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

As the Tahrir Square uprisings of 2011 grew, the US narrative about the Arab world changed quickly, moving from old fashioned Orientalism to embrace a young revolution (Arab Spring) and a focus on ... More


Conclusion: The Victorian Graphic Classics—Heir of the Victorian Illustrated Book

Catherine J. Golden

in Serials to Graphic Novels: The Evolution of the Victorian Illustrated Book

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062297
eISBN:
9780813053189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062297.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The conclusion looks forward from the Victorian illustrated book to the “graphic classics,” a form of modern popular culture that is arguably the heir of the Victorian illustrated book. Canonical ... More


There Is No Clash of Civilizations

Anne Norton

in On the Muslim Question

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157047
eISBN:
9781400846351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157047.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that there is no “clash of civilizations,” noting that the West is now a place where Muslims are at home, and Christians, Jews, Hindus, Buddhists, Zoroastrians, and secularists ... More


Extraterrestrial Kafka: Ahead to the Graphic Novel

Henry Sussman

in Around the Book: Systems and Literacy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823232833
eISBN:
9780823241170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823232833.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

For Kafka, there is always something out of this world, meaning radically weird and inexhaustible, about Kafka that arrives in broad strokes and tiny splashes. Kafka was uncannily attuned to the ... More


How the Graphic Novel Changed American Comics

Stephen Weiner

in The Rise of the American Comics Artist: Creators and Contexts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737929
eISBN:
9781604737936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737929.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines the influence of the graphic novel on American comics. It looks at two factors that indirectly led to the creation of the graphic novel in the 1970s and 1980s: the introduction ... More


Reading Lessons in Seeing: Mirrors, Masks, and Mazes in the Autobiographical Graphic Novel

Michael A. Chaney

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496810250
eISBN:
9781496810298
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810250.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book examines graphic novels to illustrate that in form and function they inform readers on how they ought to be read. The book's arguments result in an innovative analysis of the various ... More


Mirror, Mask, and <i>Mise en Abyme</i> in Autobiographical Graphic Novels

Michael A. Chaney

in Reading Lessons in Seeing: Mirrors, Masks, and Mazes in the Autobiographical Graphic Novel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496810250
eISBN:
9781496810298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810250.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter theorizes the form of autobiographical graphic novels as well as their formal unconscious by analyzing the significance of mirror scenes of subject formation and fragmentation in Marjane ... More


Serials to Graphic Novels: The Evolution of the Victorian Illustrated Book

Catherine J. Golden

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062297
eISBN:
9780813053189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062297.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

The Victorian illustrated book is a genre that came into being, flourished, and evolved during the long nineteenth century and finds new expression in present-day graphic novel adaptations of ... More


Picture Games in Story Frames and the Play Spaces of Autography

Michael A. Chaney

in Reading Lessons in Seeing: Mirrors, Masks, and Mazes in the Autobiographical Graphic Novel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496810250
eISBN:
9781496810298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810250.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter explores puzzles and other ludic devices in Epileptic, Cancer Vixen, and Fun Home, asking what is produced when autobiographical graphic novels stop showing and telling and start ... More


How to Get through the Day with Pain and Sadness: Temporality and Disability in Graphic Novels

Shoshana Magnet and Amanda Watson

in Disability Media Studies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479867820
eISBN:
9781479802340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867820.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Shoshana Magnet and Amanda Watson focus on two graphic memoirs, Hyperbole and a Half, by Allie Brosh, and Cancer Made Me a Shallower Person, by Miriam Engelberg. These comics, using text, images, and ... More


Skim as Girl: Reading a Japanese North American Graphic Novel through Manga Lenses

Jaqueline Berndt

in Drawing New Color Lines: Transnational Asian American Graphic Narratives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888139385
eISBN:
9789888313242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139385.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Berndt, in her “Skim as Girl: Reading a Japanese North American Graphic Novel through Manga Lenses,” interprets the reception of Tamaki and Tamaki’s Skim within a Japanese manga audience once it was ... More


Drawing São Paulo: The Graphic Fiction of Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá

David William Foster

in São Paulo: Perspectives on the City and Cultural Production

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813036656
eISBN:
9780813038445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036656.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Graphic humor and narrative are particularly modern cultural genres, and their content, format, and parameters of legibility are characteristically urban: the material details of the cityscape are ... More


Introduction: The Arc of the Victorian Illustrated Book

Catherine J. Golden

in Serials to Graphic Novels: The Evolution of the Victorian Illustrated Book

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780813062297
eISBN:
9780813053189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062297.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This introduction presents Golden’s methodological approach to connect illustrative styles across decades, genres, and national borders to offer a new framework for viewing the arc of a vibrant ... More


Uncaging and Reframing Martin Vaughn-James’s The Cage

Jan Baetens

in Drawing from Life: Memory and Subjectivity in Comic Art

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039058
eISBN:
9781621039907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039058.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines subjectivity through the object by offering a reading of Martin Vaughn-James’s graphic novel The Cage. It begins by considering individuality and subjectivity in comics before ... More


Of Comics and Men: A Cultural History of American Comic Books

Jean-Paul Gabilliet

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732672
eISBN:
9781621039860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732672.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book documents the rise and development of the American comic book industry from the 1930s to the present. It intertwines aesthetic issues and critical biographies with the concerns of ... More


The Pupil as Pupil, Or the Instructional Unconscious of Comics

Michael A. Chaney

in Reading Lessons in Seeing: Mirrors, Masks, and Mazes in the Autobiographical Graphic Novel

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781496810250
eISBN:
9781496810298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496810250.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book examines how comics, particularly the autobiographical ones, teach their viewers how they ought to be read and how they make abstractions of identity visible. It argues that the comics form ... More


A Moment Outside of Time: The Visual Life of Homosexuality and Race in Tamaki and Tamaki’s Skim

Monica Chiu

in Drawing New Color Lines: Transnational Asian American Graphic Narratives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888139385
eISBN:
9789888313242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139385.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 1 avers that Skim’s visual conventions are non-prose, textual interventions into social heteronormativity and race. The narrative’s strategically engineered visual interruptions demand that ... More


The Algerian War in Road to America (Baru, Thévenet, and Ledran)

Mark McKinney

in History and Politics in French-Language Comics and Graphic Novels

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730043
eISBN:
9781604737615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730043.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Le chemin de l’Amérique is a graphic novel written by Baru, Jean-Marc Thévenet, and Daniel Ledran and translated into English as Road to America by Montreal-based comics publisher Drawn and ... More


“Is this a book?” DC Vertigo and the Redefini-tion of Comics in the 1990s

Julia Round

in The Rise of the American Comics Artist: Creators and Contexts

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737929
eISBN:
9781604737936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737929.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In 1993, DC Comics launched its Vertigo imprint using six popular series from the 1980s as a conscious move away from superheroics. All six series were reworkings of older DC supernatural or horror ... More


Animal Subjects of the Graphic Novel

Michael A. Chaney

in Drawing from Life: Memory and Subjectivity in Comic Art

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039058
eISBN:
9781621039907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039058.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter focuses on the body in the text, specifically the animal body, and examines how comics summon the human in bestial form. It considers animals as subjects in comics in relation to the ... More


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