Contemporary Comics Storytelling

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Index
Page numbers in italics refer to illustrations.
America’s Best Comics (ABC), 97, 99–100, 123, 124, 125
Andersen, H. C., 52
ARGUMENT IS WAR (conceptual metaphor), 143–44
Aristotle, 10, 43–44, 94–95, 97, 108, 109, 154–55, 168, 169, 176, 186, 193n15, 204n19
autobiographical comics, 182–84
background and foreground, 136, 138, 140–41, 153, 182, 191n14, 202n7
Barthes, Roland, 38, 42, 59–60, 69, 71, 96
Bartlett, Frederick, 69–70
Bechdel-Test, 184, 205n3
Bettelheim, Bruno, 62–63
The Big Sleep (Chandler), 81–83, 165
blending theory, 197n15, 201nn24–25
Bordwell, David, 20–21, 30, 33, 38, 100–102, 177, 178, 199n10
Byatt, A. S., 51, 60, 194n1
Caniff, Milton, 13, 15–16
caper film, 68–72
Carter, Angela, 60–65, 67
center of narrative gravity, 159–60, 162, 166, 178
character, 13, 16, 36, 49–50, 60, 161; (moral) identity, 9–10, 30, 127, 130, 136, 141, 148, 151, 158–67, 168, 175, 180, 204n17; as protagonist, 74–76; transworld identity, 52, 56, 58, 60, 70, 99, 101, 103
chronotope, 196n14
classical crime fiction, 80, 83–85, 197nn19–20
close reading, 7–8, 181
closure, 31
code, semiotic, 6, 8, 13, 14–24, 27–29, 37, 40–42, 50, 191n1
cognitive approaches to literature, 7, 178, 181, 190n7, 191n6, 201n24, 203nn8–9
cognitive narratology, 7–8, 24, 181
(conceptual) metaphor, 7, 10, 11, 13, 19–21, 135, 142–50, 165–67, 203nn8–9
comic book, 10, 186
comics, 1, 89; in academia, 2–3, 189nn4–5; analysis, 8, 13, 21, 23, 193n14; citation of, 11; cognitive approach to, 1, 2, 5–8, 10, 13, 178, 179, 190n6; criticism of, 2, 4, 180, 181; definition of, 6, 10, 190n8; as literature, 1, 2, 4, 14, 37–38, 50, 159, 177, 180, 180n3, 193n4; narratology of, 177–84; publication formats of, 10–11; reevaluation of, 1, 2, 8, 177,

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Illustrations vii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Introduction 1
  • 1 - How to Analyze Comics Cognitively 13
  • 2 - Textual Traditions in Comics 51
  • 3 - Fictionality in Comics 87
  • 4 - Fictional Minds in Comics 127
  • Conclusion 177
  • Notes 189
  • Bibliography 207
  • Index 227
  • In the Frontiers of Narrative Series 232
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