Hatfield, Charles and Bart Beaty, eds. Comics Studies: A Guidebook. New Brunswick: Rutgers Univ. Press, 2020.
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Language: en: English
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 9780813591421
BibTeX citation key: Hatfield2020
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Keywords: Comics research, Didactics, Introduction
Creators: Beaty, Hatfield
Publisher: Rutgers Univ. Press (New Brunswick)
In the twenty-first century, the field of comics studies has exploded. Scholarship on graphic novels, comic books, comic strips, webcomics, manga, and all forms of comic art has grown at a dizzying pace, with new publications, institutions, and courses springing up everywhere. The field crosses disciplinary and cultural borders and brings together myriad traditions. Comics Studies: A Guidebookoffers a rich but concise introduction to this multifaceted field, authored by leading experts in multiple disciplines. It opens diverse entryways to comics studies, including history, form, audiences, genre, and cultural, industrial, and economic contexts.
Table of Contents
Bart Beaty and Charles Hatfield: Introduction
Timeline of Selected Events