Moncion, Laura. "Time Frames: Graphic narrative and historiography in richard mcguire’s here." Imaginations 7.(2016): 198–213.
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Keywords: "Here", Cognition, McGuire. Richard, Narratology, USA
Visual literacy has long been important as a way of reading images beyond mimetic illustration. It also allows the reader to tap into a logic of representation in order to create different representations and narratives. In this essay I argue that images provide crucial temporal complexity to the study of narrative, with particular resonances for narrative historiography. The complex temporality of the image, especially the graphic narrative or comic, points toward a historical time which may be neither linear nor causal. Moreover, images demand interaction from the reader, but offer many avenues of interpretation, suggesting that the reader pay attention to their own constructions of meaning and practices of narrativizing.
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