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The Cambridge Companion to the Graphic Novel (Cambridge Companions to Literature)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Cambridge University Press
Publication date July 3, 2017
Pages 244
Binding Paperback
ISBN-13 9781107519718
ISBN-10 1107519713
Dimensions 0.59 by 5.94 by 8 in.
Weight 0.76 lbs.
Original list price $27.99
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Since the graphic novel rose to prominence half a century ago, it has become one of the fastest growing literary/artistic genres, generating interest from readers globally. The Cambridge Companion to the Graphic Novel examines the evolution of comic books into graphic novels and the distinct development of this art form both in America and around the world. This Companion also explores the diverse subgenres often associated with it, such as journalism, fiction, historical fiction, autobiography, biography, science fiction and fantasy. Leading scholars offer insights into graphic novel adaptations of prose works and the adaptation of graphic novels to films; analyses of outstanding graphic novels, like Maus and The Walking Man; an overview which distinguishes the international graphic novel from its American counterpart; and analyses of how the form works and what it teaches, making this book a key resource for scholars, graduate students and undergraduate students alike.

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