Comics and Language
Reimagining Critical Discourse on the Form
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||University Press of Mississippi|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $55.00|
| Book Description: |
It has become an axiom in comic studies that "comics is a language, not a genre." But what exactly does that mean, and how is discourse on the form both aided and hindered by thinking of it in linguistic terms? In Comics and Language, Hannah Miodrag challenges many of the key assumptions about the "grammar" and formal characteristics of comics, and offers a more nuanced, theoretical framework that she argues will better serve the field by offering a consistent means for...