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Overtaken by Further Developments: The Form of History in Footnotes in Gaza

Ben Owen

in The Comics of Joe Sacco: Journalism in a Visual World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802217
eISBN:
9781496802262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802217.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Reading Sacco’s Footnotes in Gaza as an entry in the tradition of book-length comics, a tradition about which comics artists, including Sacco, often express some ambivalence, Ben Owen argues that ... More


Preambling by the Milestones: Comics Acquire Their Distinctive Lineaments

Robert C. Harvey

in Insider Histories of Cartooning: Rediscovering Forgotten Famous Comics and Their Creators

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628461428
eISBN:
9781626740778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461428.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter presents a timeline of the history of comics. “Comics” denote both comic books and newspaper comic strips. Until the mid-1960s, no one cared much about the ancient history of comic ... More


Inventing Cartooning Ancestors: Ware and the Comics Canon

Jeet Heer

in The Comics of Chris Ware

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734423
eISBN:
9781621032236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734423.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines how Chris Ware has helped reshape the canon of comics history, paying particular attention to his book designs. It argues that through his work as an editor and book designer, ... More


Text, Object, Transaction: Reconciling Approaches to the Teaching of Comics

Dale Jacobs

in With Great Power Comes Great Pedagogy: Teaching, Learning, and Comics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826046
eISBN:
9781496826039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826046.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Dale Jacobs examines the vexed relationships educators have had with comics, with some suggesting that comics are distractions seen as antithetical to both literacy and morality, while others posit ... More


Surrealism, Science Fiction and Comics

Gavin Parkinson (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381434
eISBN:
9781781382387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381434.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

As well as examining the points of contact and the differences and antagonisms that lie between Surrealism and SF, this collection is concerned with the related literature of comics, which were ... More


Comic Art Research: Achievements, Shortcomings, and Remedies

John A. Lent

in With Great Power Comes Great Pedagogy: Teaching, Learning, and Comics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826046
eISBN:
9781496826039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826046.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In his review of the burgeoning Comics Studies field, John Lent reminds us that there are tremendous areas of scholarship still waiting to be excavated. His is a vision of further growth through ... More


Neil Gaiman and the Multifarious Approach to the Superhero

Darren Harris-Fain

in The Artistry of Neil Gaiman: Finding Light in the Shadows

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496821645
eISBN:
9781496821690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496821645.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In this chapter, Darren Harris-Fain offers a structuralist examination of the comics career of Neil Gaiman. Overseeing a longitudinal analysis of his work in the medium, Harris-Fain separates ... More


Pedagogies of War and Peace: Teaching World War II to Children

Akiko Hashimoto

in The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780190239152
eISBN:
9780190239190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239152.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Chapter 4 illustrates how the war is taught to Japan’s children in the classroom and on school trips. It argues that despite being stereotypically branded by the Western media as attempting to ... More


Wonder Women and the Web: How Female Comics Creators Leap from Private to Public in a Single Bound

Aimee Valentine

in With Great Power Comes Great Pedagogy: Teaching, Learning, and Comics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826046
eISBN:
9781496826039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826046.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Aimee Valentine provides an introduction to the patriarchal history of comics, while highlighting female creators who have found a new role in classrooms and in public consciousness.


With Great Power Comes Great Pedagogy: Teaching, Learning, and Comics

Susan E. Kirtley, Antero Garcia, and Peter E. Carlson (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496826046
eISBN:
9781496826039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496826046.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This collection sets out the stakes, definitions, and exemplars of contemporary comics pedagogy. From K-12 contexts to higher ed instruction to ongoing communities of scholars working outside of the ... More


The Polio Wars

Naomi Rogers

in Polio Wars: Sister Kenny and the Golden Age of American Medicine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780195380590
eISBN:
9780199369188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380590.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In the mid-1940s Kenny, the NFIP and the AMA fought over medical orthodoxy and professional self-interest. Kenny accused the NFIP of funding worthless polio treatments recommended by antagonistic ... More


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