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Gothic for Girls: Misty and British Comics

Julia Round

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824455
eISBN:
9781496824509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824455.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book is the first full-length critical study of any British girls’ comic and sheds light on an often-ignored era and genre of the comics industry. It explores the production and reception of the ... More


The Joker: A Serious Study of the Clown Prince of Crime

Robert Moses Peaslee and Robert G. Weiner (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462388
eISBN:
9781626746831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462388.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Along with Batman, Spider-Man, and Superman, the Joker is one of the most recognizable sequential art characters in popular culture. While there has been a great deal of scholarly attention on ... More


The Canadian Alternative: Cartoonists, Comics, and Graphic Novels

Dominick Grace and Eric Hoffman (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815118
eISBN:
9781496815156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815118.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This overview of the history of Canadian comics explores not only the few Canadian cartoonists who have received study, but many who have not. Contributors look at the myriad ways that ... More


The Elusive Brain: Literary Experiments in the Age of Neuroscience

Jason Tougaw

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300221176
eISBN:
9780300235609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221176.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The Elusive Brain is the first comprehensive survey of contemporary literature’s engagement with neuroscience. Jason Tougaw analyzes the works of contemporary writers—including Oliver Sacks, Temple ... More


Comics and Sacred Texts: Reimagining Religion and Graphic Narratives

Assaf Gamzou and Ken Koltun-Fromm (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819215
eISBN:
9781496819253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819215.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Comics and Sacred Texts: Reimagining Religion and Graphic Narratives explores how comics and notions of the sacred interweave to produce new modes of seeing and understanding the sacred. The creative ... More


Graphic Satire in the Soviet Union: Krokodil's Political Cartoons

John Etty

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496820525
eISBN:
9781496820563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820525.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Krokodil produced state-sanctioned satirical comments on Soviet and international affairs from 1922 onward. Authored by professional and non-professional contributors, and published by Pravda in ... More


“Tastemakers” or “Wastemakers”? Commercial Design at Midcentury (1930–1960)

Jan L. Logemann

in Engineered to Sell: European Émigrés and the Making of Consumer Capitalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226660011
eISBN:
9780226660295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226660295.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This short segue sketches aspects of the growing importance of commercial design for consumer marketing.


Across the Waves: Benoîte Groult, Catel Muller and bande dessinée

Imogen Long

in Making Waves: French Feminisms and their Legacies 1975-2015

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620429
eISBN:
9781789629880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620429.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

BenoîteGroult’s caustic yet humorous essay Ainsisoit-elle was published in 1975, the same year as the innovative feminist text Les Femmes s’entêtent, and, just as the collective volumedemanded a ... More


Cuban Colonial Prints: Constructing Our National Identity through Seventeen Projects

Emilio Cueto

in Picturing Cuba: Art, Culture, and Identity on the Island and in the Diaspora

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400905
eISBN:
9781683401193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400905.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The collector and independent scholar Emilio Cueto provides a historical inventory of seventeen graphic art images depicting Cuba, printed during the late Spanish colonial period (1762–1898). These ... More


Colonial Art and Its Afterlife: Visualizing the Nation Then and Now

Alison Fraunhar

in Picturing Cuba: Art, Culture, and Identity on the Island and in the Diaspora

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400905
eISBN:
9781683401193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400905.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Art historian Alison Fraunhar examines how graphic and fine arts helped trace the contours of national identity in colonial Cuba well before the island’s independence. Fraunhar dwells on maps and ... More


The Designer as Marketing Expert: European Immigrants and the Professionalization of Industrial and Graphic Design in the United States

Jan L. Logemann

in Engineered to Sell: European Émigrés and the Making of Consumer Capitalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226660011
eISBN:
9780226660295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226660295.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

While the rise of “styling,” “streamlining,” and specialized industrial design offices has been typically described as a specifically American response to the expansion of consumer markets and the ... More


“Once Upon a Time this was a True Story”: Indigenous Peoples Graphic Novels and Orature

Jessica Langston (ed.)

in The Canadian Alternative: Cartoonists, Comics, and Graphic Novels

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815118
eISBN:
9781496815156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815118.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter addresses the relative paucity of comics work done, until recently, on and by First Peoples. It focuses especially on conics work by First Peoples artists, arguing that a key reason ... More


Ray Fawkes’S Formal and Stylistic Shifts in the Field of Comic Book Production

Ruth-Elen St. Onge (ed.)

in The Canadian Alternative: Cartoonists, Comics, and Graphic Novels

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815118
eISBN:
9781496815156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815118.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter applies Pierre Bourdieu’s concept of the field of literary production, as well as critical evaluations of contemporary graphic novels and comic books (McCloud, Hatfield), in order to ... More


Moving from the Margins: Confronting the Hypersexualization of Asian American Females in Graphic Fiction

Mary J. Henderson Couzelis

in Growing Up Asian American in Young Adult Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815064
eISBN:
9781496815101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815064.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines how Asian American young girls are represented in male-authored and female-authored graphic texts. Although the two Asian American male-authored texts discussed in this chapter, ... More


The Productive Pedagogy of Ambiguity in Lynda Barry’s One Hundred Demons

Jennifer Ho

in Growing Up Asian American in Young Adult Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815064
eISBN:
9781496815101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815064.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter offers an example of how to productively teach Lynda Barry’s graphic narrative One Hundred Demons through the lens of ambiguity, which runs throughout Barry’s coming-of-age comix. ... More


Conspicuous Consumption and Festive Follies: Victorian Images of Christmas

Sara M. Dodd

in Christmas, Ideology and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748628087
eISBN:
9780748653065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748628087.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores how the creation of a Christmas ‘tradition’, with its associated symbols and rituals, originates in Victorian images of a nostalgic past where the antics and activities of ... More


Drawing New Color Lines: Transnational Asian American Graphic Narratives

Monica Chiu (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888139385
eISBN:
9789888313242
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139385.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The global circulation of comics, manga, and other such visual mediums between North America and Asia produces transnational meanings no longer rooted in a separation between “Asian” and “American.” ... More


A graphical form of EXPRESS

Douglas A. Schenck and Peter R. Wilson

in Information Modeling: The EXPRESS Way

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195087147
eISBN:
9780197560532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195087147.003.0025
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

EXPRESS-G is a graphical notation for the display of information models. Using the EXPRESS language, an information model is represented by sentences in the language. In EXPRESS-G, an information ... More


Articulating Health Humanities in Graphic Narratives by Medical Illustrators

Lisa Detora

in Critical Directions in Comics Studies

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828996
eISBN:
9781496829047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828996.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Using a theoretical model of “articulation” gleaned from the rhetoric of health and medicine, this chapter situates graphic narratives by medical illustrators against two strains of health ... More


Narrative Illustration: The Story of the Comics

M. C. Gaines

in Comic Art in Museums

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781496828118
eISBN:
9781496828064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496828118.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter contains a 1942 article written by publisher M.C. Gaines about the exhibit The Comic Strip: Its Ancient and Honorable Lineage and Present Significance, organized for the American ... More


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