Children's and Young Adult Comics

Children's and Young Adult Comics
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Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Total Pages : 201
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ISBN-10 : 9781350009219
ISBN-13 : 1350009210
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Book Synopsis Children's and Young Adult Comics by : Gwen Athene Tarbox

Download or read book Children's and Young Adult Comics written by Gwen Athene Tarbox and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2020-04-16 with total page 201 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A complete critical guide to the history, form and contexts of the genre, Children's and Young Adult Comics helps readers explore how comics have engaged with one of their most crucial audiences. In an accessible and easy-to-navigate format, the book covers such topics as: - The history of comics for children and young adults, from early cartoon strips to the rise of comics as mainstream children's literature - Cultural contexts – from the Comics Code Authority to graphic novel adaptations of popular children's texts such as Neil Gaiman's Coraline - Key texts – from familiar favourites like Peanuts and Archie Comics to YA graphic novels such as Gene Luen Yang's American Born Chinese and hybrid works including the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series - Important theoretical and critical approaches to studying children's and young adult comics Children's and Young Adult Comics includes a glossary of crucial critical terms and a lengthy resources section to help students and readers develop their understanding of these genres and pursue independent study.


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