ENGL 9044 - Tpcs: Graphic Novel as Lit

Description
This course will examine illustrated narrative and sequential storytelling as literature, considering the distinct narrative and visual elements of this particular form. We will primarily consider comic books and graphic novels, with specific focus on current texts from the late 20th and early 21st centuries. This course will combine theoretical analyses and close reading to examine texts across multiple genres including science fiction, memoir, and novel adaptations. Potential authors include Scott McCloud, Gail Simone, John Lewis (and Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell), and Art Speigelman.
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019
Offered
W
Avg. Class Size
25
Avg. Sections
1