BOBC     Bonner Online-Bibliographie zur Comicforschung

WIKINDX Resources

Groß, Florian: "“To Emerge From its Transitional Funk”. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay’s Intermedial Dialogue with Comics and Graphic Novels." In: Scandinavian Journal of Comic Art 1.23–28, < ... A-1-2-Article-Gross.pdf> (14. Febr. 2013) 
Added by: joachim (14 Feb 2013 23:36:24 Europe/Berlin)   
Resource type: Web Article
Languages: englisch
Peer reviewed
BibTeX citation key: Gross2012
Email resource to friend
View all bibliographic details
Categories: General
Keywords: Chabon. Michael, Comics in Literatur, Format, Literatur, USA
Creators: Groß
Collection: Scandinavian Journal of Comic Art
Views: 17/219
Views index: 4%
Popularity index: 1%
Attachments   URLs ... -Article-Gross.pdf
The article traces the current critical debate on the phenomenon of the graphic novel through an analysis of Michael Chabon’s novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (2000). It argues that the novel problematises a tendency in comics criticism to construct a teleological historiography of progression that sees the graphic novel as the aesthetic apex of the form. Next to a reading of the principal characters that argues for an inclusion of Rosa Saks in addition to Joe Kavalier and Sam Clay, the article focuses on Kavalier & Clay’s representation of comics history. The novel is set in the Golden Age of Comic Books, but features elements of comics history to the present day, and thus proposes a cultural logic of juxtaposition rather than progression. According to this logic, serial forms like the comic book exist alongside more recent forms like the graphic novel and are not made obsolete by them.
Added by: joachim  
wikindx 5.7 ©2018 | Total resources: 11967 | Username: -- | Bibliography: WIKINDX Master Bibliography | Style: Comicforschung-Bibliographie Stil (CFB) | Database queries: 51 | DB execution: 0.28689 secs | Script execution: 0.30528 secs

PHP execution time: 0.01756 s
SQL connection time: 0.00094 s
SQL execution time: 0.28595 s
TPL rendering time: 0.00177 s
Total elapsed time: 0.30528 s
Peak memory usage: 1.7983 MB
Memory at close: 1.7471 MB