Disability in Comic Books and Graphic Narratives (Literary Disability Studies) (Hardcover)

Disability in Comic Books and Graphic Narratives (Literary Disability Studies) By C. Foss (Editor), J. Gray (Editor), Zach Whalen (Editor) Cover Image
By C. Foss (Editor), J. Gray (Editor), Zach Whalen (Editor)
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As there has yet to be any substantial scrutiny of the complex confluences a more sustained dialogue between disability studies and comics studies might suggest, Disability in Comic Books and Graphic Narratives aims through its broad range of approaches and focus points to explore this exciting subject in productive and provocative ways.

About the Author


Chris Foss is Professor of English at the University of Mary Washington, USA, where he specializes in Nineteenth-Century British Literature, with a secondary expertise in disability studies. He is the author of over 20 scholarly publications and over 35 academic conference papers. Jonathan W. Gray is Associate Professor of English, John Jay College, CUNY, USA. He is editor of the Journal of Comics and Culture and author of Civil Rights in the White Literary Imagination (2013). He is currently working on Illustrating the Race: Representing Blackness in American Comics.Zach Whalen is Associate Professor of English, University of Mary Washington, USA, where he researches video games, comics, and electronic literature. He is the co-editor of Playing the Past: History and Nostalgia in Video Games (2008).
Product Details
ISBN: 9781137501103
ISBN-10: 1137501103
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: February 23rd, 2016
Pages: 216
Language: English
Series: Literary Disability Studies