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Picturing Childhood: Youth in Transnational Comics

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Description for Picturing Childhood: Youth in Transnational Comics Paperback. Editor(s): Heimermann, Mark; Tullis, Brittany. Series: World Comics and Graphic Nonfiction Series. Num Pages: 280 pages. BIC Classification: 3JJ; 3JM; DSY; FZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5817 x 3887. Weight in Grams: 528.

Comics and childhood have had a richly intertwined history for nearly a century. From Richard Outcault’s Yellow Kid, Winsor McCay’s Little Nemo, and Harold Gray’s Little Orphan Annie to Hergé’s Tintin (Belgium), José Escobar’s Zipi and Zape (Spain), and Wilhelm Busch’s Max and Moritz (Germany), iconic child characters have given both kids and adults not only hours of entertainment but also an important vehicle for exploring children’s lives and the sometimes challenging realities that surround them.

Bringing together comic studies and childhood studies, this pioneering collection of essays provides the first wide-ranging account of how children and childhood, as well as ... Read more

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University of Texas Press United States
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World Comics and Graphic Nonfiction Series
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Austin, TX, United States
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About Mark Heimermann
Mark Heimermann holds a PhD in English from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. Brittany Tullis is an assistant professor of Spanish and women and gender studies at St. Ambrose University.

Reviews for Picturing Childhood: Youth in Transnational Comics
Picturing Childhood is a much needed and long-awaited interdisciplinary project that looks at representations of children throughout the history of comics.
Studies in Twentieth and Twenty-first Century Literature
This anthology will be extremely valuable for educators and students of children's comics; it is likely to trigger many important conversations about the intersections between comics and childhoods.
Jeunesse ... Read more

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