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On a Few Theories of Page Layout

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/9781617037702.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The two fundamental operations of the language of comics are page layout and breakdown. Page layout defines the surface area, shape, and placement of the panels on the page, hence establishing their ... More


The Rhythms of Comics

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/9781617037702.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Rhythm is a structuring element of the narrative discourse of comics. Abstract comics can bring out the rhythmic and musical dimension intrinsic to the medium’s formal resources, and its rhythmic ... More


An Extension of Some Theoretical Propositions

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/9781617037702.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter deals with three new branches of graphic literature: children’s comics, manga, (particularly shōjo manga), and interactive digital comics. It first provides an overview of the ... More


Spacing

in Interacting with Print: Elements of Reading in the Era of Print Saturation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226469140
eISBN:
9780226469287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226469287.003.0017
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter focuses on the relationship between typographic elements and white space on the page, and the readerly ramifications of these various configurations. It traces a fine line between ... More


Introduction: Humanism as Reading

Daniel Wakelin

in Humanism, Reading, and English Literature 1430-1530

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199215881
eISBN:
9780191706899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215881.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter argues that humanism affected English literature long before 1500, and contrasts the common claims that it did not. It briefly considers various definitions of the word humanism and ... More


The Pages in Jacob’s Room

John Lurz

in The Death of the Book: Modernist Novels and the Time of Reading

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823270972
eISBN:
9780823271023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270972.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter deepens the connection between Woolf’s activity as a printer with the Hogarth Press and her formal literary experiments to showcase her commitment to exploring the subject’s fundamental ... More


Text and Image: Shaping History in England, 1066–1272

Laura Cleaver

in Illuminated History Books in the Anglo-Norman World, 1066-1272

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198802624
eISBN:
9780191840920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802624.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter explores combinations of text and imagery in histories produced in England between 1066 and 1272. It focuses on case studies of the Worcester chronicle, and the works of Henry of ... More


The Digital Fate of the Critical Apparatus

Daniel Apollon and Claire Bélisle

in Digital Critical Editions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038402
eISBN:
9780252096280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038402.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses the different characteristics of critical edition. It illustrates a global view of the processes and key components of digital critical edition with examples of problems and ... More


Introduction

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/9781617037702.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The System of Comics, a French-language book published in 1999 and translated in English in 2007, offers a theoretical explanation of the foundations of the language of comics. It shows how the ... More


Agricolan Paratexts

Christina S. Kraus

in Classical Commentaries: Explorations in a Scholarly Genre

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199688982
eISBN:
9780191768088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688982.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

An important but overlooked element of commentaries is the paratextual material: appendices, illustrations, maps, etc. This chapter looks at such material in two cross-sections of Agricola editions: ... More


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