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Title Transnational perspectives on graphic narratives : comics at the crossroads / edited by Shane Denson, Christina Meyer and Daniel Stein
Published London : Continuum, 2013
Table of Contents
 Notes on the Contributorsvii
 Foreword / John A. Lentxiii
 Introducing Transnational Perspectives on Graphic Narratives: Comics at the Crossroads / Daniel Stein1
pt. I Politics and Poetics 
1.Not Just a Theme: Transnationalism and Form in Visual Narratives of US Slavery / Michael A. Chaney15
2.Transnational Identity as Shape-Shifting: Metaphor and Cultural Resonance in Gene Luen Yang's / Elisabeth El Refaie33
3.Cosmopolitan Suspicion: Comics Journalism and Graphic Silence / Georgiana Banita49
4.Staging Cosmopolitanism: The Transnational Encounter in Joe Sacco's Footnotes in Gaza / Aryn Bartley67
5."Trying to Recapture the Front": A Transnational Perspective on Hawaii in R. Kikuo Johnson's / Iris-Aya Laemmerhirt83
6.Folding Nations, Cutting Borders: Transnationalism in the Comics of Warren Craghead III / Daniel Wiillner95
pt. II Transnational and Transcultural Superheroes 
7.Batman Goes Transnational: The Global Appropriation and Distribution of an American Hero / Sharif Bitar113
8.Spider-Man India: Comic Books and the Translating/Transcreating of American Cultural Narratives / Shilpa Dave127
9.Of Transcreations and Transpacific Adaptations: Investigating Manga Versions of Spider-Man / Daniel Stein145
10.Warren Ellis: Performing the Transnational Author in the American Comics Mainstream / Jochen Ecke163
11."Truth, Justice, and the Islamic Way": Conceiving the Cosmopolitan Muslim Superhero in The 99 / Stefan Meier181
pt. III Translations, Transformations, Migrations 
12.Lost in Translation: Narratives of Transcultural Displacement in the Wordless Graphic Novel / Florian Grob197
13.Hard-Boiled Silhouettes: Transnational Remediation and the Art of Omission in Frank Miller's / Frank Mehring211
14.The "Big Picture" as a Multitude of Fragments: Jason Lutes's Depiction of Weimar Republic Berlin / Lukas Etter229
15."Scott Pilgrim Gets It Together": The Cultural Crossovers of Bryan Lee O'Malley / Mark Berninger243
16.A Disappointing Crossing: The North American Reception of Asterix and Tintin / Jean-Paul Gabilliet257
 Afterword: Framing, Unframing, Reframing: Retconning the Transnational Work of Comics / Shane Denson271
 Index285
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Subject Comic books, strips, etc. -- Cross-cultural studies.
Comic books, strips, etc. -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Denson, Shane.
Meyer, Christina.
Stein, Daniel, 1975-
ISBN 1441161465 (electronic bk.)
9781441161468 (electronic bk.)