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Neurocomics and Neuroimaging

Jason Tougaw

in The Elusive Brain: Literary Experiments in the Age of Neuroscience

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300221176
eISBN:
9780300235609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300221176.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines a small number of recent graphic brain narratives that experiment with novel methods of visualizing the brain—including David B.’s Epileptic, Ellen Forney’s Marbles, and Matteo ... More


The Question of the Narrator

Thierry Groensteen

in Comics and Narration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037702
eISBN:
9781621039396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037702.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines the question of “different instances of enunciation” in the graphic narrative and the link between story and narration in comics. It considers the role of the narrator as an ... More


Comics Against Themselves: Chris Ware’s Graphic Narratives as literature

David M. Ball

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/9781604737929.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines Chris Ware’s graphic narratives in relation to a modernist aesthetic of fragmentation, the institutional maneuvers that sell comics, and Ware’s representation of the connection ... More


Animation’s Marvel and the Graphic Narrative Mode

Eric S. Jenkins

in Special Affects: Cinema, Animation and the Translation of Consumer Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748695478
eISBN:
9781474406413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748695478.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes early cinematic animation, especially the shorts that accompanied live-action films prior to Disney's full-length features. The chapter reveals a mode of graphic narrative ... 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


Visual Metaphor and Embodiment in Graphic Illness Narratives

Elisabeth El Refaie

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190678173
eISBN:
9780190678203
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190678173.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This study uses the analysis of visual metaphor in 35 graphic illness narratives—book-length stories about disease in the comics medium—in order to re-examine embodiment in traditional Conceptual ... More


Dynamic Embodiment and the Graphic Illness Narrative Genre

Elisabeth El Refaie

in Visual Metaphor and Embodiment in Graphic Illness Narratives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190678173
eISBN:
9780190678203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190678173.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter argues that some genres are more centrally concerned with the body than others, and that each genre exploits the affordances of its modes and media in unique ways. Thus, graphic illness ... More


Introduction: The Politics of Globalization in Mexican Comics

Bruce Campbell

in ¡Viva La Historieta!: Mexican Comics, NAFTA, and the Politics of Globalization

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731262
eISBN:
9781621030706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731262.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the main themes covered in the book, which examines graphic narratives produced by and for Mexicans in the period following the implementation of the ... More


A Tripartite Taxonomy of Visual Metaphor in Graphic Illness Narratives

Elisabeth El Refaie

in Visual Metaphor and Embodiment in Graphic Illness Narratives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190678173
eISBN:
9780190678203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190678173.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter uses the analysis of 35 graphic illness narratives to identify the various forms that visual metaphor may take in this genre. A novel tripartite classification system that distinguishes ... 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 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


Introduction

Elisabeth El Refaie

in Visual Metaphor and Embodiment in Graphic Illness Narratives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190678173
eISBN:
9780190678203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190678173.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

The Introduction sets out the book’s central theoretical concerns regarding the relationship between embodiment and metaphor, and presents the original concept of “dynamic embodiment,” using a page ... More


Conclusion

Elisabeth El Refaie

in Visual Metaphor and Embodiment in Graphic Illness Narratives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190678173
eISBN:
9780190678203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190678173.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

The conclusion outlines how the notion of “dynamic embodiment” developed throughout the book may challenge traditional notions of embodiment in Conceptual Metaphor Theory, by revealing the complex, ... 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


¡Viva La Historieta!: Mexican Comics, NAFTA, and the Politics of Globalization

Bruce Campbell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604731262
eISBN:
9781621030706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604731262.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This book critically examines the participation of Mexican comic books in the continuing debate over the character and consequences of globalization in Mexico. The focus of the book is on graphic ... More


In the Comics Workshop: Chris Ware and the Oubapo

Martha B. KuhlMan

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/9781604734423.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines Chris Ware’s comics from a perspective informed by French comics, with emphasis on an experimental collective known as Oubapo. It shows how, for both Ware and Oubapo, the ... More


Drawing France: French Comics and the Republic

Joel E. Vessels

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734447
eISBN:
9781621032786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734447.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

In France, Belgium, and other Francophone countries, comic strips—called bande dessinée or “BD” in French—have long been considered a major art form capable of addressing a host of contemporary ... More


On Copying

Ebony Flowers Kalir

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/9781496826046.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

An autobiographical comic by Ebony Flowers Kalir examines the importance of copying to teach making comics. This chapter shares narratives of teaching a graduate course where students worked with ... More


Time (The Khmer Institute of Democracy)

Alexander Laban Hinton

in The Justice Facade: Trials of Transition in Cambodia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198820949
eISBN:
9780191860607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198820949.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Overview: Focusing on two in-depth case studies (Khmer Institute of Democracy (KID) and the Center for Social Development), the next two chapters unpack the genealogies of these intermediary outreach ... More


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