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The Resource Arguing comics : literary masters on a popular medium, edited by Jeet Heer and Kent Worcester

Arguing comics : literary masters on a popular medium, edited by Jeet Heer and Kent Worcester

Label
Arguing comics : literary masters on a popular medium
Title
Arguing comics
Title remainder
literary masters on a popular medium
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jeet Heer and Kent Worcester
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Art Spiegelman's Maus-a two-part graphic novel about the Holocaust-won a Pulitzer Prize in 1992, comics scholarship grew increasingly popular and notable. The rise of "serious" comics has generated growing levels of interest as scholars, journalists, and public intellectuals continue to explore the history, aesthetics, and semiotics of the comics medium. Yet those who write about the comics often assume analysis of the medium didn't begin until the cultural studies movement was underway. Arguing Comics: Literary Masters on a Popular Medium brings together nearly two dozen essays
Member of
Action
digitized
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
741.5/09
Index
index present
LC call number
PN6710
LC item number
.A84 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Heer, Jeet
  • Worcester, Kent
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Comic books, strips, etc
  • HUMOR
  • ART
  • Comic books, strips, etc
  • Comic
  • Diskurs
  • Massenkultur
  • Litteraturhistoria
  • Teckande serier
  • Comic
  • Diskurs
  • Massenkultur
Label
Arguing comics : literary masters on a popular medium, edited by Jeet Heer and Kent Worcester
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages xx-xxiii) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From "The tyranny of the pictorial" / Sidney Fairfield -- From "The reign of the spectacular" / Annie Russell Marble -- From "The humor of the colored supplement" / Ralph Bergengren -- Introduction to Frans Masereel, Passionate journey: a novel told in 165 woodcuts / Thomas Mann -- "The Krazy Kat that walks by himself" / Gilbert Seldes -- "A foreword to Krazy" / e. e. cummings -- "A mash note to Crockett Johnson" / Dorothy Parker -- "Steig's cartoons: review of All embarrassed by William Steig" / Clement Greenberg -- "Limits of common sense: review of Years of wrath: a cartoon history, 1931 1945 by David Low" / Clement Greenberg -- "Notes on mass culture" / Irving Howe -- "Masterpieces as cartoons" / Delmore Schwartz -- "Woofed with dreams" / Robert Warshow -- "Paul, the horror comics, and Dr. Wertham" / Robert Warshow -- "The labyrinth of Saul Steinberg" / Harold Rosenberg -- "Comic strips" / Manny Farber -- "Comic strips" / Manny Farber -- "Mickey Mouse and Americanism" / Walter J. Ong -- "Bogey sticks for pogo men" / Walter J. Ong -- From The mechanical bride : folklore of industrial man / Marshall McLuhan -- "Comics: mad vestibule to TV" / Marshall McLuhan -- From Love and death: a study in censorship / Gershon Legman -- "The middle against both ends" / Leslie Fiedler -- "Over the cliff" / Donald Phelps -- "Reprise: 'Love and death'" / Donald Phelps -- "C.L.R. James on comic strips" / C.L.R. James -- "Letter to Daniel Bell" / C.L.R. James -- "The myth of superman" / Umberto Eco
Control code
688292103
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 176 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781604735888
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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  • 22573/ctt2kjfr4
  • d32daf7d-f03f-4617-b3c4-2248bd72d25f
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)688292103
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Arguing comics : literary masters on a popular medium, edited by Jeet Heer and Kent Worcester
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages xx-xxiii) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From "The tyranny of the pictorial" / Sidney Fairfield -- From "The reign of the spectacular" / Annie Russell Marble -- From "The humor of the colored supplement" / Ralph Bergengren -- Introduction to Frans Masereel, Passionate journey: a novel told in 165 woodcuts / Thomas Mann -- "The Krazy Kat that walks by himself" / Gilbert Seldes -- "A foreword to Krazy" / e. e. cummings -- "A mash note to Crockett Johnson" / Dorothy Parker -- "Steig's cartoons: review of All embarrassed by William Steig" / Clement Greenberg -- "Limits of common sense: review of Years of wrath: a cartoon history, 1931 1945 by David Low" / Clement Greenberg -- "Notes on mass culture" / Irving Howe -- "Masterpieces as cartoons" / Delmore Schwartz -- "Woofed with dreams" / Robert Warshow -- "Paul, the horror comics, and Dr. Wertham" / Robert Warshow -- "The labyrinth of Saul Steinberg" / Harold Rosenberg -- "Comic strips" / Manny Farber -- "Comic strips" / Manny Farber -- "Mickey Mouse and Americanism" / Walter J. Ong -- "Bogey sticks for pogo men" / Walter J. Ong -- From The mechanical bride : folklore of industrial man / Marshall McLuhan -- "Comics: mad vestibule to TV" / Marshall McLuhan -- From Love and death: a study in censorship / Gershon Legman -- "The middle against both ends" / Leslie Fiedler -- "Over the cliff" / Donald Phelps -- "Reprise: 'Love and death'" / Donald Phelps -- "C.L.R. James on comic strips" / C.L.R. James -- "Letter to Daniel Bell" / C.L.R. James -- "The myth of superman" / Umberto Eco
Control code
688292103
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 176 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781604735888
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2kjfr4
  • d32daf7d-f03f-4617-b3c4-2248bd72d25f
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)688292103
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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