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The Comics of Chris Ware
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The Comics of Chris Ware
Creators: David M. Ball, Martha B. Kuhlman
Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
Pub. date: 07/30/2010
Lib. SRP: 55.00 USD
Ret. SRP: 55.00 USD
Format: Adobe PDF eBook
ISBN: 9781604734461
DRM Level: Adobe Content Server 4
Min. Version: Adobe Digital Editions
File size: 20654 KB
Languages:
   English
Subjects:
   Comic and Graphic Books, Fiction
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Short Description:
   

The Comics of Chris Ware: Drawing Is a Way of Thinking brings together contributions from established and emerging scholars about the comics of Chicago-based cartoonist Chris Ware (b. 1967). Both inside and outside academic circles, Ware's work is rapidly being distinguished as essential to the developing canon of the graphic novel. Winner of the 2001 Guardian First Book Prize for the genre-defining Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth, Ware has received numerous accolades from both the literary and comics establishment. This collection addresses the range of Ware's work from his earliest drawings in the 1990s in The ACME Novelty Library and his acclaimed Jimmy Corrigan, to his most recent works-in-progress, "Building Stories" and "Rusty Brown."

Full Description:
   

The Comics of Chris Ware: Drawing Is a Way of Thinking brings together contributions from established and emerging scholars about the comics of Chicago-based cartoonist Chris Ware (b. 1967). Both inside and outside academic circles, Ware's work is rapidly being distinguished as essential to the developing canon of the graphic novel. Winner of the 2001 Guardian First Book Prize for the genre-defining Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth, Ware has received numerous accolades from both the literary and comics establishment. This collection addresses the range of Ware's work from his earliest drawings in the 1990s in The ACME Novelty Library and his acclaimed Jimmy Corrigan, to his most recent works-in-progress, "Building Stories" and "Rusty Brown."

Creator Marketing:
  David M. Ball     
     

David M. Ball is assistant professor of English at Dickinson College. His essays have appeared in ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance and Critical Matrix.

  Martha B. Kuhlman     
     

Martha B. Kuhlman is associate professor of comparative literature at Bryant University. She has published in the Journal of Popular Culture, European Journal of Comic Art, and the International Journal of Comic Art.

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