EMBROIDERIES PANTHEON GRAPHIC NOVELS

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Embroideries

Author : Marjane Satrapi
ISBN : 9780375714672
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 48.98 MB
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A collection of stories and anecdotes, told in the form of a graphic novel, reveals the love and sex lives of a group of women as revealed during an afternoon of conversation and tea-drinking in which the author's grandmother, mother, eccentric aunt, and friends share their thoughts on sex, love, and the peculiarities of Iranian men. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Persepolis 2

Author : Marjane Satrapi
ISBN : 9780375714665
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 24.70 MB
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The great-granddaughter of Iran's last emperor and the daughter of ardent Marxists continues her description of growing up in Tehran, a country plagued by political upheaval and vast contradictions between public and private life, in a memoir told in the form of a graphic novel. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Chicken With Plums

Author : Marjane Satrapi
ISBN : 9780375714757
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 87.63 MB
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The author relates the story of her great-uncle, Nasser Ali Khan, one of Iran's most acclaimed musicians, who discovers that his beloved instrument has been irrevocably damaged and renounces the world, its pleasures, and life itself.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Graphic Novels And Comics In Libraries And Archives

Author : Robert G. Weiner
ISBN : 9780786456932
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 69.69 MB
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To say that graphic novels, comics, and other forms of sequential art have become a major part of popular culture and academia would be a vast understatement. Now an established component of library and archive collections across the globe, graphic novels are proving to be one of the last kinds of print publications actually gaining in popularity. Full of practical advice and innovative ideas for librarians, educators, and archivists, this book provides a wide-reaching look at how graphic novels and comics can be used to their full advantage in educational settings. Topics include the historically tenuous relationship between comics and librarians; the aesthetic value of sequential art; the use of graphic novels in library outreach services; collection evaluations for both American and Canadian libraries; cataloging tips and tricks; and the swiftly growing realm of webcomics.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Readers Advisory Guide To Graphic Novels

Author : Francisca Goldsmith
ISBN : 9780838910085
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 71.74 MB
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Provides a library reference guide to graphic novels, listing the different genres available and describing the relationship between graphic novels and films and video games, along with lists of recommended works for each category.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Graphic Novels And Comics In The Classroom

Author : Carrye Kay Syma
ISBN : 9781476601977
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 35.14 MB
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Sequential art combines the visual and the narrative in a way that readers have to interpret the images with the writing. Comics make a good fit with education because students are using a format that provides active engagement. This collection of essays is a wide-ranging look at current practices using comics and graphic novels in educational settings, from elementary schools through college. The contributors cover history, gender, the use of specific graphic novels, practical application and educational theory. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.
Category: Literary Criticism

Reading Comics

Author : Douglas Wolk
ISBN : 9780786721573
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 82.90 MB
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Suddenly, comics are everywhere: a newly matured art form, filling bookshelves with brilliant, innovative work and shaping the ideas and images of the rest of contemporary culture. In Reading Comics, critic Douglas Wolk shows us why and how. Wolk illuminates the most dazzling creators of modern comics-from Alan Moore to Alison Bechdel to Chris Ware-and explains their roots, influences, and where they fit into the pantheon of art. As accessible to the hardcore fan as to the curious newcomer, Reading Comics is the first book for people who want to know not just which comics are worth reading, but ways to think and talk and argue about them.
Category: Social Science

Newsmakers

Author : Laura Avery
ISBN : 0787680869
Genre : Biography
File Size : 47.95 MB
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Provides timely and informative profiles of the world's most interesting people.
Category: Biography

The Complete Persepolis

Author : Marjane Satrapi
ISBN : 1435276256
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 32.7 MB
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Collects a groundbreaking two-part graphic memoir, in which the great-granddaughter of Iran's last emperor and the daughter of ardent Marxists describes growing up in Tehran, a country plagued by political upheaval and vast contradictions between public and private life. Original. 50,000 first printing.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

S Rie Unique L3 The Complete Persepolis By Marjane Satrapi Ex 1

Author : Marjane Satrapi
ISBN : 9780375714832
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 69.99 MB
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Collects a groundbreaking two-part graphic memoir, in which the great-granddaughter of Iran's last emperor and the daughter of ardent Marxists describes growing up in Tehran, a country plagued by political upheaval and vast contradictions between public and private life. Original. 50,000 first printing.
Category: Biography & Autobiography