The Graphic Novel: An Introduction download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jan Baetens

The Graphic Novel: An Introduction download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jan Baetens year 2014
  • Book name: The Graphic Novel: An Introduction
  • Author: Jan Baetens
  • Release date: 2014/11/16
  • Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9781107655768
  • Rating: 7.81 of 10
  • Votes: 688
  • Review by: America Preston
  • Review rating: 7.13 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/14
  • Total pages: 298
  • Includes a PDF summary of 35 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: This book provides both students and scholars with a critical and historical introduction to the graphic novel. Jan Baetens and Hugo Frey explore this exciting form of visual and literary communication, showing readers how to situate and analyse graphic novels since their rise to prominence half a century ago. Several key questions are addressed: what is the graphic novel? How do we read graphic novels as narrative forms? Why is page design and publishing format so significant? What theories are developing to explain the genre? How is this form blurring the categories of high and popular literature? Why are graphic novelists nostalgic for the old comics? The authors address these and many other questions raised by the genre. Through their analysis of the works of many well-known graphic novelists - including Bechdel, Clowes, Spiegelman and Ware - Baetens and Frey offer significant insights for future teaching and research on the graphic novel.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 19H52M
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Literary Studies: General, Literary Studies: Fiction, Novelists & Prose Writers, Literary Studies: From C 1900 -, Graphic Novels: History & Criticism, Graphic Novel & Manga Artwork
  • Available formats: WORD, PDF, RB, TXT, HTM, DOC, XPS, EPUB. Compressed in AZW3, TGZ, ZIP, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 31.39 USD
  • Dimensions: 188x234x10mm
  • Weight: 540g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Cambridge, United Kingdom
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