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- Sourcebooks 2013; US$ 12.99
No other day is filled with more excitement and optimism than graduation day. Marianne Richmond has created the perfect gift for any graduate, that expresses the joy of today and promise of tomorrow. Includes sentiments like: ?I wish you guts. Challenge your ability by trying something new, even if you're scared. ?I wish you a playful spirit.... more...
- No Starch Press 2009; US$ 15.95
The Manga Guide to Electricity teaches electricity in an innovative and refreshing way by combining authentic Japanese-style manga cartoons with practical educational content. The book's story revolves around Rereko, a girl struggling to pass her exams in Electopia, the Land of Electricity. Graduate student Hikaru decides to help Rereko after she's... more...
- Duke University Press 1994; US$ 23.95
With the Spanish conquest of Islamic Granada and the expulsion of the Jews from Spain, the year 1492 marks the exile from Europe of crucial strands of medieval culture. It also becomes a symbolic marker for the expulsion of a diversity in language and grammar that was disturbing to the Renaissance sensibility of purity and stability. In rewriting Columbus's... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 100.00
The early 1980s saw a revolution in mainstream comics--in subject matter, artistic integrity, and creators' rights--as new methods of publishing and distribution broadened the possibilities. Among those artists utilizing these new methods, Chester Brown (b. 1960) quickly developed a cult following due to the undeniable quality and originality of... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2013; US$ 150.00
Autobiography has seen enormous expansions and challenges over the past decades. One of these expansions has been in comics, and it is an expansion that pushes back against any postmodern notion of the death of the author/subject, while also demanding new approaches from critics. Drawing from Life: Memory and Subjectivity in Comic Art is a collection... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2014; US$ 125.00
In The Origins of Comics: From William Hogarth to Winsor McCay , Thierry Smolderen presents a cultural landscape whose narrative differs in many ways from those presented by other historians of the comic strip. Rather than beginning his inquiry with the popularly accepted "sequential art" definition of the comic strip, Smolderen instead wishes to... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2013; US$ 99.00
A survey of the use of the refrain in thirteenth and fourteenth-century French music and poetry, showing how it was skilfully deployed to assert the validity of the vernacular. more...