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Meskin, Aaron and Roy T. Cook, eds. The Art of Comics: A Philosophical Approach. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. 
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Resource type: Book
Language: en: English
ID no. (ISBN etc.): 978-1-4443-3464-7
BibTeX citation key: Meskin2012a
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Categories: General
Keywords: Collection of essays, Philosophy
Creators: Cook, Meskin
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (Chichester)
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The Art of Comics is the first-ever collection of essays published in English devoted to the philosophical topics raised by comics and graphic novels. In an area of growing philosophical interest, this volume constitutes a great leap forward in the development of this fast expanding field, and makes a powerful contribution to the philosophy of art.

Table of Contents

Editors’ Acknowledgments (vii)
List of Figures (viii)
Notes on Contributors (ix)

Warren Ellis: Foreword (xii)
Aaron Meskin and Roy T. Cook: The Art and Philosophy of Comics: An Introduction (xiv)

I. The Nature and Kinds of Comics (1)
1 John Holbo: Redefining Comics (3)
2 Aaron Meskin: The Ontology of Comics (31)
3 Christy Mag Uidhir: Comics and Collective Authorship (47)
4 Catharine Abell: Comics and Genre (68)

II. Comics and Representation (85)
5 Thomas E. Wartenberg: Wordy Pictures: Theorizing the Relationship between Image and Text in Comics (87)
6 Patrick Maynard: What’s So Funny? Comic Content in Depiction (105)
7 Darren Hudson Hick: The Language of Comics (125)

III. Comics and the Other Arts (145)
8 Henry John Pratt: Making Comics into Film 147
9 Roy T. Cook: Why Comics Are Not Films: Metacomics and Medium‐Specific Conventions (165)
10 David Carrier: Proust’s In Search of Lost Time : The Comics Version (188)

Index (203)
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