Autobiographical Comics (Bloomsbury Comics Studies) (Paperback)

Autobiographical Comics (Bloomsbury Comics Studies) By Andrew J. Kunka, Derek Parker Royal (Editor) Cover Image

Autobiographical Comics (Bloomsbury Comics Studies) (Paperback)


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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.
Andrew J. Kunka is Professor of English at University of South Carolina Sumter, USA. He is co-editor of May Sinclair: Moving Towards the Modern (2006).
Product Details ISBN: 9781474227841
ISBN-10: 1474227848
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication Date: November 2nd, 2017
Pages: 304
Language: English
Series: Bloomsbury Comics Studies