Catalogue


Autobiographical comics /
Andrew J. Kunka.
imprint
London ; New York, NY : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2018
description
x, 290 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
ISBN
1474227848, 1474227856, 9781474227841, 9781474227858, 9781474227865, 9781474227872
format(s)
Book
Holdings
More Details
imprint
London ; New York, NY : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2018
isbn
1474227848
1474227856
9781474227841
9781474227858
9781474227865
9781474227872
contents note
Introduction: What are autobiographical comics? -- The history of autobiographical comics -- Critical questions -- Social and cultural impact -- Key texts.
abstract
"A complete guide to the history, form and contexts of the genre, Autobiographical Comics helps readers explore the increasingly popular genre of graphic life writing. In an accessible and easy-to-navigate format, the book covers such topics as: the history and rise of autobiographical comics; cultural contexts; key texts including Maus, Robert Crumb, Persepolis, Fun Home, and American Splendor; and important theoretical and critical approaches to autobiographical comics. Autobiographical Comics includes a glossary of crucial critical terms, annotated guides to further reading and online resources and discussion questions to help students and readers develop their understanding of the genre and pursue independent study"--Back cover.
catalogue key
11253148
 
Includes bibliographical references (pages [261]-277) and index.

  link to old catalogue

Report a problem