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DeTora, Lisa und Jodi Cressman (Hrsg.): Graphic Embodiments. Perspectives on Health and Embodiment in Graphic Narratives. Leuven: Leuven Univ. Press, 2021. (210 S.) 
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Resource type: Book
Languages: English
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 9789462702677
BibTeX citation key: DeTora2021
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Categories: General
Keywords: Body, Collection of essays
Creators: Cressman, DeTora
Publisher: Leuven Univ. Press (Leuven)
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Abstract
Comics and other graphic narratives powerfully represent embodied experiences that are difficult to express in language. A group of authors from various countries and disciplines explore the unique capacity of graphic narratives to represent human embodiment as well as the relation of human bodies to the worlds they inhabit. Using works from illustrated scientific texts to contemporary comics across national traditions, we discover how the graphic narrative can shed new light on everyday experiences. Essays examine topics that are easily recognized as anchored in the body as well as experiences like migration and concepts like environmental degradation and compassion that emanate from or impact on our embodied states.
  
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