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Drawing Words And Writing Pictures

Author : Jessica Abel
ISBN : 9781596431317
Genre : Art
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A course on comics creation offers lessons on lettering, story, structure, panel layout, and much more, providing a solid introduction for people interested in making their own comics. Original.

The Cambridge Companion To The Graphic Novel

Author : Stephen Tabachnick
ISBN : 9781107108790
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Since the graphic novel rose to prominence half a century ago, it has become one of the fastest growing literary/artistic genres, generating interest from readers globally. The Cambridge Companion to the Graphic Novel examines the evolution of comic books into graphic novels and the distinct development of this art form both in America and around the world. This Companion also explores the diverse subgenres often associated with it, such as journalism, fiction, historical fiction, autobiography, biography, science fiction and fantasy. Leading scholars offer insights into graphic novel adaptations of prose works and the adaptation of graphic novels to films; analyses of outstanding graphic novels, like Maus and The Walking Man; an overview which distinguishes the international graphic novel from its American counterpart; and analyses of how the form works and what it teaches, making this book a key resource for scholars, graduate students and undergraduate students alike.

Reality Rules Ii A Guide To Teen Nonfiction Reading Interests

Author : Elizabeth Fraser
ISBN : 9781610692922
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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A must-have resource for librarians, teachers, and parents on the popular and growing area of teen nonfiction—a genre now mandated by the Common Core Standards.

Making Curriculum Pop

Author : Pam Goble
ISBN : 9781631980626
Genre : Education
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From body art to baseball cards, comics to cathedrals, pie charts to power ballads . . . students need help navigating today’s media-rich world. And educators need help teaching today’s new media literacy. To be literate now means being able to read, write, listen, speak, view, and represent across all media—including both print and nonprint texts, such as film, TV, podcasts, websites, visual art, fashion, architecture, landscape, and music. This book offers secondary teachers in all content areas a flexible, interdisciplinary approach to integrate these literacies into their curriculum. Students form cooperative learning groups to evaluate media texts from various perspectives (artist, producer, sociologist, sound mixer, economist, poet, set designer, and more) and show their thinking using unique graphic organizers aligned to the Common Core State Standards

Autobiographical Comics

Author : Elisabeth El Refaie
ISBN : 9781626744110
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A troubled childhood in Iran. Living with a disability. Grieving for a dead child. Over the last forty years the comic book has become an increasingly popular way of telling personal stories of considerable complexity and depth. In Autobiographical Comics: Life Writing in Pictures, Elisabeth El Refaie offers a long overdue assessment of the key conventions, formal properties, and narrative patterns of this fascinating genre. The book considers eighty-five works of North American and European provenance, works that cover a broad range of subject matters and employ many different artistic styles. Drawing on concepts from several disciplinary fields—including semiotics, literary and narrative theory, art history, and psychology—El Refaie shows that the traditions and formal features of comics provide new possibilities for autobiographical storytelling. For example, the requirement to produce multiple drawn versions of one’s self necessarily involves an intense engagement with physical aspects of identity, as well as with the cultural models that underpin body image. The comics medium also offers memoirists unique ways of representing their experience of time, their memories of past events, and their hopes and dreams for the future. Furthermore, autobiographical comics creators are able to draw on the close association in contemporary Western culture between seeing and believing in order to persuade readers of the authentic nature of their stories.

Drawing Manga Men

Author : Anna Southgate
ISBN : 9781448892563
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Manga-the term for Japanese-style comics-has become incredibly popular all over the world, and many fans of this exciting art form are inspired to create manga of their own. With color illustrations and step-by-step details, the author provides expert instruction in drawing male characters that pop, including techniques for drawing male faces, hair, bodies, and clothing in the manga style. This title is perfect for teens with an aptitude for art, a love of action-packed comics and graphic novels, or an interest in cutting-edge pop culture.

Creating Comics As Journalism Memoir And Nonfiction

Author : Randy Duncan
ISBN : 9781317913191
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book provides student journalists, artists, designers, creative writers and web producers with the tools and techniques they need to tell nonfiction stories visually and graphically. Weaving together history, theory, and practical advice, seasoned nonfiction comics professors and scholars Randy Duncan, Michael Ray Taylor and David Stoddard present a hands-on approach to teach readers from a range of backgrounds how to develop and create a graphic nonfiction story from start to finish. The book offers guidance on: -how to find stories and make use of appropriate facts and visuals; -nonfiction narrative techniques; -artist's tools and techniques; -print, digital, and multimedia production; -legal and ethical considerations. Interviews with well-known nonfiction comics creators and editors discuss best practices and offer readers inspiration to begin creating their own work, and exercises at the end of each chapter encourage students to hone their skills.

Reading Japan Cool

Author : John E. Ingulsrud
ISBN : 0739127535
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The characters, the stories, and the sensibilities coming out of Japanese animation, manga, and video games are together called Japan Cool. The origins of the movement are in manga, the practices of the readers, the diversity of the titles, and the sheer number of works.

Bulletin Of The Center For Children S Books

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ISBN : UCLA:L0099742157
Genre : Children's literature
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Library Journal

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ISBN : UCSC:32106017981504
Genre : Libraries
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