The Routledge Companion to Comics Hardback
Edited by Frank Bramlett, Roy T. Cook, Aaron Meskin
Part of the Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions series
This cutting-edge handbook brings together an international roster of scholars to examine many facets of comics and graphic novels.
Contributor essays provide authoritative, up-to-date overviewsof the major topics and questions within comic studies, offering readers a truly global approach to understanding the field. Essays examine:the history of the temporal, geographical, and formal development of comics, including topics like art comics, manga, comix, and the comics code;issues such as authorship, ethics, adaptation, and translating comics;connections between comics and other artistic media (drawing, caricature, film) as well as the linkages between comics and other academic fields like linguistics and philosophy;new perspectives on comics genres, from funny animal comics to war comics to romance comics and beyond. The Routledge Companion to Comics expertly organizes representative work from a range of disciplines, including media and cultural studies, literature, philosophy, and linguistics.
More than an introduction to the study of comics, this book will serve as a crucial reference for anyone interested in pursuing research in the area, guiding students, scholars, and comics fans alike.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 456 pages, RC to Video Game Studies; 50 Halftones, black and white; 2 Tables, black and white
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 25/07/2016
- Category: General arts
- ISBN: 9780415729000