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Title Classics and comics / edited by George Kovacs and C.W. Marshall

Publ Info Oxford ; New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2011
 Bryant Main Stacks  PN6725 .C57 2011    AVAILABLE
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Descript xiii, 265 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Classical presences
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-262) and index
Contents Comics and classics : establishing a critical frame / George Kovacs -- An ancient Greek graphic novel (p. oxy. xxii 2331) / Gideon Nisbet -- Sequential narrative in the shield of Achilles / Kyle P. Johnson -- Declassicizing the classical in Japanese comics : Osamu Tezuka's Apollo's song / Nicholas A. Theisen -- Heroes unlimited : the theory of the hero's journey and the limitation of the superhero myth / Brett M. Rogers -- The furies, Wonder Woman, and dream : mythmaking in DC comics / C. W. Marshall -- Coming up to code : ancient divinities revisited / Craig Dethloff -- The burden of war : from Homer to Oeming / R. Clinton Simms -- 'Seven thunders utter their voices' : morality and comics history in kingdom come / Benjamin Stevens -- Hard-boiled hot gates : making the classical past other in Frank Miller's Sin City / Vincent Tomasso -- Persians in Frank Miller's 300 and Greek vase painting / Emily Fairey -- A dream of Augustus : Neil Gaiman's Sandman and comics mythology / Anise K. Strong -- Francophone Romes : antiquity in Les bandes dessinées / Martin T. Dinter -- Twenty-first century Troy / Eric Shanower -- Eros conquers all : sex and love in Eric Shanower's Age of bronze / Chiara Sulprizio -- Heavy metal Homer : countercultural appropriations of The Odyssey in graphic novels / Thomas E. Jenkins -- A reading list of classics in comics
LC subject Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States -- History and criticism
Classical literature -- Influence
Add Author Kovacs, George
Marshall, C. W., 1968-
ISBN 9780199734184
9780199734191 (alk. paper)
0199734194 (alk. paper)