Reading Bande Dessinee: Critical Approaches to French-Language Comic Strip

Reading Bande Dessinee: Critical Approaches to French-Language Comic Strip
Library Shelf Location 05.MILL
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Description "Reading Bande Dessinee" provides a thorough introduction to the medium of bande dessinee and in-depth critical analysis with focus on contemporary examples of the art form, historical context, key artists, and themes such as gender, autobiography and postcolonial culture.Miller's groundbreaking book demonstrates exactly why bande dessinee is considered to be a visual narrative art form and encourages the reader to appreciate and understand it to the best of their abilities. Miller also provides the terminology, framework and tools necessary for study, highly relevant to current curriculum and she creates a multi-disciplinary, comprehensive approach to the subject matter. This volume explores the controversy surrounding the comic strips in contemporary French society and traces the historical and cultural implications surrounding the legitimization of bande dessinee. This is the first English-language book not only to include a historical overview of bande dessinee, but also to offer critical methods for studying it.
ISBN 9781841501772
Quantity 1
Author Ann Miller
Format Paperback
Publisher Intellect Books
Category Theory
Related Country/Global Region France
Language English

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