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Comics As Culture

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9780878054077


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0878054073


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Publisher:  University Press of Mississippi
Summary: Comics and cartoons are ingrained in American life. One critic has called comic books crude, unimaginative, banal, vulgar, ultimately corrupting. They have been regarded with considerable suspicion by parents, educators, psychiatrists, and moral reformers. They have been investigated by governmental committees and subjected to severe censorship. Yet more than 200 million copies are sold annually. Upon even casual exa...mination BLONDIE, ARCHIE, MARY WORTH, THE WIZARD OF ID, and SHOEamong the many comic stripswill be found to support some commonly accepted notion or standard of society. Why do comics both amuse and arouse controversy? Here is an attempt at an answer in a sharp-eyed comic-book lovers probing look at this step-child genre. He finds comics both loved and hated, relished and sneered at. In their relying on dramatic conventions of character, dialogue, scene, gesture, compressed time, and stage devices, he finds the comics close to the drama but probably closer kin to

Inge, M. Thomas is the author of Comics As Culture, published 1990 under ISBN 9780878054077 and 0878054073. Three Comics As Culture textbooks are available for sale on ValoreBooks.com, and three used from the cheapest price of $38.10.
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