Comics and the Sponsorship of Multimodal Literacy
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Bloomsbury Academic & Professional|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $110.00|
| 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...