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Autobiographical comics, Andrew J. Kunka

Label
Autobiographical comics
Title
Autobiographical comics
Statement of responsibility
Andrew J. Kunka
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"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
Member of
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kunka, Andrew
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Specialized
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Bloomsbury comics studies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Autobiographical comic books, strips, etc.
  • Comic books, strips, etc.
  • Biography as a literary form
  • Autobiography in literature
  • Graphic novels
Target audience
specialized
Label
Autobiographical comics, Andrew J. Kunka
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Early examples: Proto-autobiographical comics
  • Underground comix
  • Post-underground and the rise of Pekar and Spiegelman
  • Alternative comics and second wave autobiography
  • Twenty-first-century autobiography
  • 3.
  • Critical questions.
  • Autobiographical comics and autobiographical theory
  • The autobiographical pact and the problem of first-person narration
  • Violating the autobiographical pact
  • 1.
  • The problem of authenticity
  • Photography in autobiographical comics
  • The mise en abyme
  • Teaching autobiographical comics
  • 4.
  • Social and cultural impact.
  • Trauma
  • Adolescence
  • The quotidian and the confessional
  • Gender and sexualtiy
  • Introduction: What are autobiographical comics?
  • Race and ethnicity
  • Graphic medicine
  • Censorship and controversy
  • Self-publishing and web comics
  • 5. Key texts.
  • Justin Green's Binky Brown meets the Holy Virgin Mary
  • Robert Crumb and Aline Kominsky-Crumb
  • Harvey Pekar's American splendor
  • Keiji Nakazawa's Barefoot gen: a cartoon story of Hiroshima
  • Art Spiegelman's Maus: a survivor's tale and In the shadow of no towers
  • The centrality of autobiography
  • Phoebe Gloecker's A child's life and The Diary of a teenage girl
  • Joe Matt, Chester Brown, and Seth
  • Lynda Barry's One hundred demons
  • Craig Thompson's Blankets
  • Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis
  • Alison Bechdel's Fun home
  • Appendix 1.
  • Panel discussion: comics and autobiography
  • Appendix 2.
  • Interview with Jennifer Hayden
  • The study of autobiography
  • Appendix 3.
  • "Everybody gets it wrong!" -- David Chelsea
  • Appendix 4.
  • Autobiographical conversation -- Ryan Claytor
  • Glossary
  • What is an autobiographical comic?
  • This book and how to use it
  • 2.
  • The history of autobiographical comics.
Control code
034302612
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 290 pages
Isbn
9781474227841
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Label
Autobiographical comics, Andrew J. Kunka
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Early examples: Proto-autobiographical comics
  • Underground comix
  • Post-underground and the rise of Pekar and Spiegelman
  • Alternative comics and second wave autobiography
  • Twenty-first-century autobiography
  • 3.
  • Critical questions.
  • Autobiographical comics and autobiographical theory
  • The autobiographical pact and the problem of first-person narration
  • Violating the autobiographical pact
  • 1.
  • The problem of authenticity
  • Photography in autobiographical comics
  • The mise en abyme
  • Teaching autobiographical comics
  • 4.
  • Social and cultural impact.
  • Trauma
  • Adolescence
  • The quotidian and the confessional
  • Gender and sexualtiy
  • Introduction: What are autobiographical comics?
  • Race and ethnicity
  • Graphic medicine
  • Censorship and controversy
  • Self-publishing and web comics
  • 5. Key texts.
  • Justin Green's Binky Brown meets the Holy Virgin Mary
  • Robert Crumb and Aline Kominsky-Crumb
  • Harvey Pekar's American splendor
  • Keiji Nakazawa's Barefoot gen: a cartoon story of Hiroshima
  • Art Spiegelman's Maus: a survivor's tale and In the shadow of no towers
  • The centrality of autobiography
  • Phoebe Gloecker's A child's life and The Diary of a teenage girl
  • Joe Matt, Chester Brown, and Seth
  • Lynda Barry's One hundred demons
  • Craig Thompson's Blankets
  • Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis
  • Alison Bechdel's Fun home
  • Appendix 1.
  • Panel discussion: comics and autobiography
  • Appendix 2.
  • Interview with Jennifer Hayden
  • The study of autobiography
  • Appendix 3.
  • "Everybody gets it wrong!" -- David Chelsea
  • Appendix 4.
  • Autobiographical conversation -- Ryan Claytor
  • Glossary
  • What is an autobiographical comic?
  • This book and how to use it
  • 2.
  • The history of autobiographical comics.
Control code
034302612
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
x, 290 pages
Isbn
9781474227841
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)

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