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Graphic Encounters - a book by Jacobs, Dale

Graphic Encounters

Comics and the Sponsorship of Multimodal Literacy

Graphic Encounters( )
Author: Jacobs, Dale
ISBN:978-1-4411-2641-2
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Bloomsbury Academic
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $32.95
Book Description:

With the recent explosion of activity and discussion surrounding comics, it seems timely to examine how we might think about the multiple ways in which comics are read and consumed.

Graphic Encounters moves beyond seeing the reading of comics as a debased or simplified word-based literacy. Dale Jacobs argues compellingly that we should consider comics as multimodal texts in which meaning is created through linguistic, visual, audio, gestural, and spatial realms in order to...
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Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Comics & Graphic Novels / General
Social Science / Popular Culture
Language Arts & Disciplines / Literacy
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.48 x 8.51 x 0.64 Inches
Book Weight:0.69 Pounds

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