More critical approaches to comics: theories and methods

Contributor(s): Brown, Matthew J [Editor] | Duncan, Randy [Editor] | Smith, Matthew J [Editor]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York Routledge 2020Description: xvii, 286 p.: ill. Include bibliography and indexISBN: 9781138359536DDC classification: 741.59 Summary: In this comprehensive textbook, editors Matthew J. Brown, Randy Duncan, and Matthew J. Smith offer students a deeper understanding of the artistic and cultural significance of comic books and graphic novels by introducing key theories and critical methods for analyzing comics. Each chapter explains and then demonstrates a critical method or approach, which students can then apply to interrogate and critique the meanings and forms of comic books, graphic novels, and other sequential art. Contributors introduce a wide range of critical perspectives on comics, including disability studies, parasocial relationships, scientific humanities, queer theory, linguistics, critical geography, philosophical aesthetics, historiography, and much more. As a companion to the acclaimed Critical Approaches to Comics: Theories and Methods, this second volume features 19 fresh perspectives and serves as a stand-alone textbook in its own right. More Critical Approaches to Comics is a compelling classroom or research text for students and scholars interested in Comics Studies, Critical Theory, the Humanities, and beyond. https://www.routledge.com/More-Critical-Approaches-to-Comics-Theories-and-Methods/Smith-Brown-Duncan/p/book/9781138359536
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Table of Contents

List of Figures
Preface
Acknowledgements
List of Contributors
Introduction
Part I Viewpoints
Chapter 1 Critical Theory
Matthew P. McAllister & Joe Cruz
Chapter 2 Postcolonial Theory
Christophe Dony
Chapter 3 Critical Race Theory
Phillip Lamarr Cunningham
Chapter 4 Queer Theory
Valentino L. Zullo
Chapter 5 Disability Studies
Krista Quesenberry
Chapter 6 Critical Geography
Julian C. Chambliss
Chapter 7 Utopianism
Graham J. Murphy
Part II Expression
Chapter 8 New Criticism
Rocco Versaci
Chapter 9 Psychoanalytic Criticism
Evita Lykou
Chapter 10 Autographics
Andy J. Kunka
Chapter 11 Linguistics
Kristy Beers Fägersten
Chapter 12 Philosophical Aesthetics
Aaron Meskin & Roy T. Cook
Chapter 13 Burkean Dramatistic Analysis
A. Cheree Carlson
Part III Relationships
Chapter 14 Adaptation
David Coughlan
Chapter 15 Transmedia Storytelling
William Proctor
Chapter 16 Parasocial Relationship Analysis
Randy Duncan
Chapter 17 Historiography
Adam Sherif
Chapter 18 Bakhtinian Dialogics
Daniel Pinti
Chapter 19 Scientific Humanities
Matthew J. Brown

In this comprehensive textbook, editors Matthew J. Brown, Randy Duncan, and Matthew J. Smith offer students a deeper understanding of the artistic and cultural significance of comic books and graphic novels by introducing key theories and critical methods for analyzing comics.

Each chapter explains and then demonstrates a critical method or approach, which students can then apply to interrogate and critique the meanings and forms of comic books, graphic novels, and other sequential art. Contributors introduce a wide range of critical perspectives on comics, including disability studies, parasocial relationships, scientific humanities, queer theory, linguistics, critical geography, philosophical aesthetics, historiography, and much more.

As a companion to the acclaimed Critical Approaches to Comics: Theories and Methods, this second volume features 19 fresh perspectives and serves as a stand-alone textbook in its own right. More Critical Approaches to Comics is a compelling classroom or research text for students and scholars interested in Comics Studies, Critical Theory, the Humanities, and beyond.

https://www.routledge.com/More-Critical-Approaches-to-Comics-Theories-and-Methods/Smith-Brown-Duncan/p/book/9781138359536

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