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Narrative Structure in Comics Making Sense of Fragments

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ISBN-10: 193336095X

ISBN-13: 9781933360959

Edition: 2013

Authors: Barbara Postema

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In Narrative Structure in Comics: Making Sense of Fragments, Barbara Postema seeks to explain how comics communicate and create meaning, with an emphasis on two aspects of comics. She first examines the pictorial quality of comics, which receives more emphasis than verbal/textual elements. Her second focus is upon the storytelling and narrative qualities of comics, as well as the literary explorations they provide. The “narrative structure” refers to the potential of images, the story telling capacities of panels, and the sequence of panels, in addition to the more traditional narratological concepts. Overall, the author presents a credible rationale for the way in which comics…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Rochester Institute of Technology, RIT Press
Publication date: 6/18/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 7.09" wide x 9.96" long x 0.57" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English