Graphic Women: Life Narrative and Contemporary Comics

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Some of the most acclaimed books of the twenty-first century are autobiographical comics by women. Aline Kominsky-Crumb is a pioneer of the autobiographical form, showing women's everyday lives, especially through the lens of the body. Phoebe Gloeckner places teenage sexuality at the center of her work, while Lynda Barry uses collage and the empty spaces between frames to capture the process of memory. Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis experiments with visual witness to frame her personal and historical narrative, and Alison ...

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Graphic Women: Life Narrative and Contemporary Comics
2010, Columbia University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780231150620

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