Comics as a Nexus of Cultures: Essays on the Interplay of Media, Disciplines and International Perspectives

Comics as a Nexus of Cultures: Essays on the Interplay of Media, Disciplines and International Perspectives

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Comics as a Nexus of Cultures: Essays on the Interplay of Media, Disciplines and International Perspectives by Mark Berninger

These essays from various critical disciplines examine how comic books and graphic narratives move between various media, while merging youth and adult cultures and popular and high art. The articles feature international perspectives on comics and graphic novels published in the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, Portugal, Germany, Turkey, India, and Japan. Topics range from film adaptation, to journalism in comics, to the current manga boom.

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ISBN-13: 9780786439874
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 04/06/2010
Series: Critical Explorations in Science Fiction and Fantasy , #22
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Mark Berninger teaches in the department of English at Otto-Friedrich University in Bamberg, Germany. He has published widely on contemporary drama and comics. Jochen Ecke is an accomplished film critic and comic expert. Gideon Haberkorn is in the department of English and Linguistics British Studies at Johannes Gutenberg-Universitat in Mainz, Germany. He has published a number of articles on popular culture topics.

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