AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL COMICS LIFE WRITING IN PICTURES HC
UNIVERSITY PRESS OF MISSISSIPP
(W) Elisabeth El Refaie
In Autobiographical Comics: Life Writing in Pictures
, Elisabeth El Refaie offers a long overdue assessment of the key conventions, formal properties, and narrative patterns of this fascinating genre. She discusses the techniques, achievements, and power of such famed comics artists as Lynda Barry, Chris Ware, and Art Spiegelman, Marjane Satrapi, Alison Bechdel, Craig Thompson, Chester Brown, and many more. The book considers eighty-five works of North American and European provenance, works that cover a broad range of subject matters and employ many different artistic styles.
In Shops: Nov 07, 2012