Arguing Comics: Literary Masters on a Popular Medium / Edition 1

Arguing Comics: Literary Masters on a Popular Medium / Edition 1

by Jeet Heer
     
 

An anthology charting the long-standing cultural conversation that the comics sparkedSee more details below

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An anthology charting the long-standing cultural conversation that the comics sparked

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781578066872
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
Publication date:
01/13/2005
Series:
Studies in Popular Culture Series
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

From "The tyranny of the pictorial"4
From "The reign of the spectacular"7
From "The humor of the colored supplement"9
Introduction to Frans Masereel, Passionate journey : a novel told in 165 woodcuts13
"The krazy kat that walks by himself"22
"A foreword to krazy"30
"A mash note to Crockett Johnson"35
"Steig's cartoons : review of all embarrassed by William Steig"40
"Limits of common sense : review of Years of wrath : a cartoon history, 1931-1945 by David Low"41
"Notes on mass culture"43
"Masterpieces as cartoons"52
"Woofed with dreams"63
"Paul, the horror comics, and Dr. Wertham"67
"The labyrinth of Saul Steinberg"81
"Comic strips"88
"Comic strips"91
"Mickey Mouse and Americanism"94
"Bogey sticks for pogo men"99
From The mechanical bride : folklore of industrial man102
"Comics : Mad vestibule to TV"107
From Love and death : a study in censorship112
"The middle against both ends"122
"Over the cliff"134
"Reprise : 'Love and dealth' "138
"C. L. R. James on comic strips"142
"Letter to Daniel Bell"144
"The myth of superman"146

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