By Hannah Miodrag

ISBN-10: 1496802608

ISBN-13: 9781496802606

It has develop into an axiom in comedian reports that "comics is a language, now not a genre." yet what precisely does that suggest, and the way is discourse at the shape either aided and hindered via deliberating it in linguistic phrases? In Comics and Language, Hannah Miodrag demanding situations the various key assumptions concerning the "grammar" and formal features of comics, and gives a extra nuanced, theoretical framework that she argues will greater serve the sector by means of supplying a constant skill for speaking serious idea within the scholarship. via enticing shut readings and an available use of concept, this e-book exposes the issues embedded within the methods critics have used rules of language, literature, structuralism, and semiotics, and units out a brand new and extra theoretically sound approach of knowing how comics communicate.

Comics and Language argues opposed to the serious tendency to flatten the differences among language and pictures and to debate literature merely when it comes to tale content material. It heavily examines the unique serious theories that such arguments purport to attract on and exhibits how they in truth aspect clear of the conclusions they're normal to turn out. The booklet improves the use the sector makes of current scholarly disciplines and furthers the continued sophistication of the sector. It presents lively and insightful analyses of quite a number diversified texts and takes an interdisciplinary procedure. Comics and Language will entice the overall comics reader and may turn out an important for specialised students within the fields of comics, literature, cultural stories, artwork heritage, and visible experiences. It additionally offers a useful precis of the present nation of formalist feedback inside of comics experiences and so offers the precise textual content for these attracted to exploring this growing to be sector of research

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