The Cambridge Companion to the Graphic Novel
The Cambridge Companion to the Graphic Novel

The Cambridge Companion to the Graphic Novel

by Stephen E. Tabachnick


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107519718
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/03/2017
Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Pages: 244
Sales rank: 1,184,991
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Stephen Tabachnick is Professor of English Literature at the University of Memphis. He has edited or written eleven books, including three on the graphic novel, and has been teaching university courses on the graphic novel for over twenty years. In 2015, he guest-edited a special issue of the journal Studies in the Novel on the graphic novel. He recently won the University of Memphis' award for distinguished research in the Humanities. His original field of specialization is Lawrence of Arabia as a writer, and Tabachnick has written or edited four books on Lawrence, including Images of Lawrence, the 1988 centenary volume published by Lawrence's own publisher, Jonathan Cape, in London.

Table of Contents

Chronology; Introduction; 1. How the graphic novel works Randy Duncan and Matthew J. Smith; 2. From comics to the graphic novel: William Hogarth to Will Eisner Stephen E. Tabachnick; 3. The development of the American graphic novel: Will Eisner to the present Stephen Weiner; 4. The international graphic novel Dan Mazur and Alexander Danner; 5. Historical fiction Hugo Frey; 6. Revisionist superheroes, fantasy, and science fiction Darren Harris-Fein; 7. The autobiographical and biographical graphic novel Martha Kuhlman; 8. Other non-fiction Jan Baetens; 9. Novel into graphic novel Esther Bendit Saltzman; 10. Graphic novel into film M. Keith Booker; 11. Some classics Bart Beaty; 12. Learning from the graphic novel James Bucky Carter.

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