The Resource Graphic women : life narrative and contemporary comics, Hillary L. Chute, (electronic resource)

Graphic women : life narrative and contemporary comics, Hillary L. Chute, (electronic resource)

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Graphic women : life narrative and contemporary comics
Title
Graphic women
Title remainder
life narrative and contemporary comics
Statement of responsibility
Hillary L. Chute
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Female cartoonists are playing a central role in the evolution of "graphic novels." Some of the most acclaimed books of the twenty-first century, such as Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis and Alison Bechdel's Fun Home, are autobiographical comics by women. Aline Kominsky-Crumb pioneered the autobiographical form, showing women's everyday lives, especially through the lens of the body. Phoebe Gloeckner places teenage sexuality at the center of her work, while Lynda Barry uses collage and the empty spaces between frames to capture the process of memory. Satrapi experiments with visual witness to frame her personal and historical narrative, and Bechdel meticulously incorporates family documents by hand to re-present her past. These five cartoonists move the art of autobiography and graphic storytelling in new directions, particularly through the depiction of sex, gender, and lived experience. Hillary L. Chute explores their verbal and visual techniques, which have transformed autobiographical narrative and contemporary comics. Through the interplay of words and images and the counterpoint of presence and absence, they express difficult, even traumatic stories while engaging with the workings of memory. Intertwining aesthetics and politics, these women both rewrite and redesign the parameters of acceptable discourse
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Chute, Hillary L
Dewey number
741.5/973
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Gender and culture
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  • Kominsky-Crumb, Aline
  • Gloeckner, Phoebe
  • Barry, Lynda
  • Satrapi, Marjane
  • Bechdel, Alison
  • Comic books, strips, etc.
  • Women in literature
  • Women cartoonists
  • Women in art
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Graphic women : life narrative and contemporary comics, Hillary L. Chute, (electronic resource)
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231521574
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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11864750
Publisher number
MWT11864750
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Graphic women : life narrative and contemporary comics, Hillary L. Chute, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231521574
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11864750
Publisher number
MWT11864750
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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