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Title Autobiographical comics / Andrew J. Kunka.
Author Kunka, Andrew, 1969- author.
Publication London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2018.
Copyright date ©2018
Description x, 290 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Call # 741.59 K
Series Bloomsbury comics studies
Bloomsbury comics studies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-277) and index.
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; 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.
Contents Introduction: What are autobiographical comics? -- The history of autobiographical comics -- Critical questions -- Social and cultural impact -- Key texts.
Subject Comic books, strips, etc. -- History and criticism.
Autobiographical comic books, strips, etc. -- History and criticism.
Biography as a literary form.
Autobiography in literature.
Graphic novels -- History and criticism.
ISBN 1474227848 (paperback) :
9781474227841 (paperback) :
1474227856 (hardback)
9781474227858 (hardback)

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