Comics and Language: Reimagining Critical Discourse on the Form
It has turn out to be an axiom in comedian research that “”comics is a language, not a style.”” .
However what precisely does that imply, and how is discourse on the type each aided and hindered by pondering of it in linguistic phrases?.
In Comics and Language.
Hannah Miodrag challenges a lot of the key assumptions about the “”grammar”” and formal traits of comics.
and affords a extra nuanced, theoretical framework that she argues will higher serve the area by providing a constant means for speaking vital idea in the scholarship.
Via partaking shut readings and an accessible use of idea, this guide exposes the issues embedded in the methods critics have used concepts of language, literature, structuralism, and semiotics, and units out a brand new and extra theoretically sound method of understanding how comics talk.
Comics and Language argues towards the vital tendency to flatten the distinctions between language and photographs and to debate literature purely when it comes to story content material.
It carefully examines the unique vital theories that such arguments purport to attract on and reveals how they the truth is level away from the conclusions they’re generally used to show.
The guide improves the use the area makes of current scholarly disciplines and furthers the ongoing sophistication of the area.
It gives animated and insightful analyses of a variety of various texts and takes an interdisciplinary method.
Comics and Language will attraction to the basic comics reader and will show essential for specialised students in the fields of comics, literature, cultural research, artwork historical past, and visible research.
It additionally gives a helpful abstract of the present state of formalist criticism inside comics research and so presents the best textual content for these involved in exploring this rising space of analysis
2013 | 240 pages | PDF | 22 MB