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This book explores the connections between comics and Gothic from four different angles: historical, formal, cultural and textual. It identifies structures, styles and themes drawn from literary gothic traditions and discusses their presence in British and American comics today, with particular attention to the DC Vertigo imprint.

Part One offers an historical approach to British and American comics and Gothic; summarizing the development of both their creative content and critical models, and discussing censorship, allusion and self-awareness.

Part Two brings together some of the gothic narrative strategies of comics and reinterprets critical approaches to the comics medium, arguing for an holistic model based around the symbols of the crypt, the spectre and the archive.

Part Three then combines cultural and textual analysis; discussing the communities that have built up around comics and gothic artifacts and concluding with case studies of two of the most famous gothic archetypes in comics: the vampire and the zombie.

Note: This digital edition includes the PDF and ePub versions of the book.


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269
ISBN
9781476614328
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9780786449804
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37.84 MB
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File Last Updated:
May 14, 2014
This title was added to our catalog on February 27, 2014.
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McFarland
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