Comics have become an important element in the cultural landscape of the
20th century, not only in its own right as a medium and an art form, but
also as an inspiration to other means of communication, from text books to
Comics & Culture consists of 13 articles written by scholars from
Europe and USA and offers an introduction to the field of comics research.
The articles exhibit a great variety of approaches including general
discussions of the definition and aesthetics of comics, comparisons of
comics with other media, analyses of specific comics and genres, and
discussions of the cultural status of comics in society.
Of the contributors, Thierry Groensteen, Roger Sabin, Pascal Lefèvre,
Donald Ault and M. Thomas Inge are all recognized and established comic
researchers with important publication lists. To this group is added a new
generation af comic researchers represented by Hans Christian Christiansen,
Christopher Murray, Ole Frahm, Anne Magnussen and James How. As a third
group, George Legrady, Jesper Nielsen and Søren Wichmann approach the
subject of comics from another, but related field of research. In the case
of Legrady from interactive media; Nielsen and Wichmann from Maya
sequential art painted on ceramics.
Hans-Christian Christiansen er ph.d. og mag.art. i filmvidenskab og har siden 1992 undervist på Institut for Film- og medievidenskab, Københavns Universitet.
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2001, ISBN 978-87-7289-653-3, hft