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Hoppenstand, Gary (Hg.): The Graphic Novel. (Critical Insights.) Englewood Cliffs: Salem Pr. 2014. (232 S.) 
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Resource type: Book
Languages: English
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 978-1-61925-262-2
BibTeX citation key: Hoppenstand2014
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Categories: General
Keywords: Collection of essays
Creators: Hoppenstand
Publisher: Salem Pr. (Englewood Cliffs)
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Abstract
Critical Insights: The Graphic Novel offers an examination and analysis of the contemporary graphic novel as literature. Specific attention will be paid to the use of narrative genre in the graphic novel (e.g. the superhero graphic novel, the crime narrative graphic novel, the horror graphic novel, and the realistic/fantastic graphic novel). Attention will also be paid to the most important and most frequently discussed graphic novels published during the past three decades, including Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller, Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, The Crow by J.O’Barr, Sin City: The Hard Goodbye by Frank Miller, The Walking Dead: Days Gone Bye by Robert Kirkman and Tony Moore, Road to Perdition by Max Allan Collins and Richard Piers Rayner, A Contract with God and Other Tenement Stories by Will Eisner, Maus by Art Spiegelman. Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi, and Sandman: Preludes and Nocturnesby Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth (et al).

Table of Contents

Michael Rogers: About This Volume (vii)

Critical Contexts
Joseph J. Darowski: The Superhero Narrative and the Graphic Novel (3)
Lance Eaton: The Horror Narrative and the Graphic Novel (17)
Rich Shivener: The Crime Narrative and the Graphic Novel (29)
Rikk Mulligan: The Reality/Fantasy Narrative and the Graphic Novel (41)

Critical Readings
Daniel D. Clark: Will Eisner’s A Contract with God (57)
Brian Cogan: Art Spiegelman’s Maus: A Survivor’s Tale (69)
Jeffrey Johnson: Frank Miller’s Batman (82)
Michael G. Robinson: Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ Watchmen (94)
Cathy Leogrande: Alan Moore and David Lloyd’s V for Vendetta (108)
Mary Catherine Harper: Neil Gaiman’s Sandman (123)
Terrence Wandtke: Frank Miller’s Sin City (138)
Jared Griffin: Max Allan Collins’ Road to Perdition (153)
Adam Capitanio: Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis (168)
Michael J. Blouin: Robert Kirkman and Tony Moore’s The Walking Dead (183)

Resources
Additional Works in the Graphic Novel Genre (197)
Bibliography (201)
About the Editor (205)
Contributors (207)
Index (213)


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