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Title Lynda Barry : girlhood through the looking glass / Susan E. Kirtley.
Author Kirtley, Susan E., 1972-
Imprint Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2012.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 217 pages) : illustrations.
Call # eBOOK
Series Great comics artists series
Great comics artists.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Best known for her long-running comic strip 'Ernie Pook's Comeek', illustrated fiction, and graphic novels, the art of Lynda Barry has branched out to incorporate plays, paintings, radio commentary, and lectures, her oeuvre blurring the boundaries between fiction and memoir, comics and literary fiction, and fantasy and reality.'Lynda Barry' examines the artist's career and contributions to the field of comic art and beyond, concentrating specifically on Barry's recurring focus on figures of young girls, in a variety of mediums and genres.
Contents 1. Outcasts and Odd Ducks -- 2."True Stories": Lynda Barry's Early Years and Works -- 3. Evolution of an Image: The Good Times Are Killing Me -- 4. Through a Glass Darkly: Cruddy's Girl in the Fun-House Mirror -- 5. Girlhood under the Microscope in Ernie Pook's Comeek -- 6. Scrapbooking the Self: "Autobifictionalography" in One Hundred Demons -- 7. Mirror, Mirror: Reflections on Girlhood and Growing Up.
Note Print version record.
Subject Barry, Lynda, 1956- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Barry, Lynda, 1956- -- Themes, motives.
Girls in art.
Girls in literature.
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS -- Anthologies.
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS -- Contemporary Women.
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS -- Crime & Mystery.
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS -- Erotica.
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS -- Fantasy.
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS -- Horror.
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS -- Gay & Lesbian.
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS -- Historical Fiction.
COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS -- Literary.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- Comics & Graphic Novels.
Barry, Lynda, 1956- (OCoLC)fst00120581
Girls in art. (OCoLC)fst00942913
Girls in literature. (OCoLC)fst00942914
Themes, motives. (OCoLC)fst01355139
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Electronic books.
Addl. Author Barry, Lynda, 1956-
OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Print version: Kirtley, Susan E., 1972- Lynda Barry. Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2012 9781617032349 (DLC) 2011024295 (OCoLC)730054603
ISBN 9781617032363 (electronic bk.)
1617032360 (electronic bk.)

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