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Title Classics and comics / edited by George Kovacs and C.W. Marshall.

Published Oxford [U.K.] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  741.53142 CLAS    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 265 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Series Classical presences
Classical presences.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-262) and index.
Contents Comics and classics: establishing a critical frame / George Kovacs -- An ancient Greek graphic novel (p. oxy. xxii 2331) / Gideon Nisbet -- Sequential narrative in the shield of Achilles / Kyle P. Johnson -- Declassicizing the classical in Japanese comics: Osamu Tezuka's Apollo's song / Nicholas A. Theisen -- Heroes unlimited: the theory of the hero's journey and the limitation of the superhero myth / Brett M. Rogers -- The furies, Wonder Woman, and dream: mythmaking in DC comics / C. W. Marshall -- Coming up to code: ancient divinities revisited / Craig Dethloff -- The burden of war: from Homer to Oeming / R. Clinton Simms -- 'Seven thunders utter their voices': morality and comics history in kingdom come / Benjamin Stevens -- Hard-boiled hot gates: making the classical past other in Frank Miller's Sin City / Vincent Tomasso -- Persians in Frank Miller's 300 and Greek vase painting / Emily Fairey -- A dream of Augustus: Neil Gaiman's Sandman and comics mythology / Anise K. Strong -- Francophone Romes: antiquity in Les bandes dessinées / Martin T. Dinter -- Twenty-first century Troy / Eric Shanower -- Eros conquers all : sex and love in Eric Shanower's Age of bronze / Chiara Sulprizio -- Heavy metal Homer: countercultural appropriations of The Odyssey in graphic novels / Thomas E. Jenkins.
Other author Kovacs, George.
Marshall, C. W., 1968-
Subject Comic books, strips, etc. -- United States -- History and criticism.
Classical literature -- Influence.
ISBN 9780199734184 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
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