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Title Arguing comics : literary masters on a popular medium / edited by Jeet Heer and Kent Worcester.
Publication Info. Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2004.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 12  741.5 A    IN LIBRARY
Description xxiii, 176 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. xx-xxiii) and index.
Contents From "The tyranny of the pictorial" / Sidney Fairfield -- From "The reign of the spectacular" / Annie Russell Marble -- From "The humor of the colored supplement" / Ralph Bergengren -- Introduction to Frans Masereel, Passionate journey: a novel told in 165 woodcuts / Thomas Mann -- "The Krazy Kat that walks by himself" / Gilbert Seldes -- "A foreword to Krazy" / e. e. cummings -- "A mash note to Crockett Johnson" / Dorothy Parker -- "Steig's cartoons: review of All embarrassed by William Steig" / Clement Greenberg -- "Limits of common sense: review of Years of wrath: a cartoon history, 1931 1945 by David Low" / Clement Greenberg -- "Notes on mass culture" / Irving Howe -- "Masterpieces as cartoons" / Delmore Schwartz -- "Woofed with dreams" / Robert Warshow -- "Paul, the horror comics, and Dr. Wertham" / Robert Warshow -- "The labyrinth of Saul Steinberg" / Harold Rosenberg -- "Comic strips" / Manny Farber -- "Comic strips" / Manny Farber -- "Mickey Mouse and Americanism" / Walter J. Ong -- "Bogey sticks for pogo men" / Walter J. Ong -- From The mechanical bride : folklore of industrial man / Marshall McLuhan -- "Comics: mad vestibule to TV" / Marshall McLuhan -- From Love and death: a study in censorship / Gershon Legman -- "The middle against both ends" / Leslie Fiedler -- "Over the cliff" / Donald Phelps -- "Reprise: 'Love and death'" / Donald Phelps -- "C.L.R. James on comic strips" / C.L.R. James -- "Letter to Daniel Bell" / C.L.R. James -- "The myth of superman" / Umberto Eco.
Subject Comic books, strips, etc. -- History and criticism.
Wit and humor, Pictorial -- History and criticism.
Caricatures and cartoons -- History and criticism.
Added Author Heer, Jeet.
Worcester, Kent, 1959-
Added Title Literary masters on a popular medium
ISBN 1578066867 (cloth : alk. paper)
1578066875 (pbk. : alk. paper)