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Title:
The comics of Chris Ware : drawing is a way of thinking
Author:
Ball, David M., 1976-
Publication Information:
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xxiii, 238 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
General Note:
In the chapter titled "In the Comics Workshop: Chris Ware and the Oubapo, " written by Martha Kuhlman, page 81 is omitted. The page can be viewed here: http://digitalcommons.bryant.edu/eng_book/1
Language:
English
Contents:
Inventing cartooning ancestors : Ware and the comics canon / Jeet Heer -- Masked fathers : Jimmy Corrigan and the superheroic legacy / Jacob Brogan -- The limits of realism : alternative comics and middlebrow aesthetics in the anthologies of Chris Ware / Marc Singer -- Chris Ware's failures / David M. Ball -- Chris Ware and the burden of art history / Katherine Roeder -- In the comics workshop : Chris Ware and the oubapo / Martha B. Kuhlman -- Comics and the grammar of diagrams / Isaac Cates -- On modernism's ruins : the architecture of "Building stories" and Lost buildings / Daniel Worden -- Chris Ware's "Building stories, " gentrification, and the lives of/in houses / Matt Godbey -- Confronting the intersections of race, immigration, and representation in Chris Ware's comics / Joanna Davis-McElligatt -- Public and private histories in Chris Ware's Jimmy Corrigan / Shawn Gilmore -- Autobiography with two heads : Quimby the Mouse / Benjamin Widiss -- Chris Ware and the pursuit of slowness / Georgiana Banita -- Imagining an idiosyncratic belonging : representing disability in Chris Ware's "Building stories" / Margaret Fink Berman -- Past imperfect : "Building stories" and the art of memory / Peter R. Sattler.
ISBN:
9781604734423

9781604734430
Format :
Book